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George COWEN

Regimental number6799
Place of birthGardeners Bay Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Cowen, 151 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 26 December 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 137), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie COWEN; husband of Jane COWEN, 224 Harrington Street, Hobrart, Tasmania

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