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Hector William COWLING

Regimental number1660
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBeach Mount, Nerang, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Spencer Cowling,Beach Mount, Nerang, Queensland
Enlistment date22 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1918
Date of death26 June 1968
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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