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Alfred James COWIE

Regimental number4518
Place of birthSingleton New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Singleton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSingleton, Grangla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinAunt, Sarah Asmiss, Singleton, Grangla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of disease 3 March 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Belgium (presumed)
Age at death31.10
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialHaverstock (St. Edith) Churchyard, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Phoebe COWIE, Pitt Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: paymaster in Sydney

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