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David Harold COWIN

Regimental number2587
Place of birthGoodwood South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolsiher
AddressEdwards' Town, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Cowin, Ormond Avenue, Edwards' Town, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1845 Pte Thomas Alexander COWIN, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918; 6222 Driver Norris Clegg COWIN, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 1 October 1917.

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