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James Richard COWLING

Regimental number4042
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolMarist Brothers' College, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs C Cowling, 14 Bakewell Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Cowling, 14 Bakewell Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4042A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 June 1918
Place of death or woundingEblingham, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Marist Brothers' College Roll of Honour, RSL Museum, Bendigo, Victoria.Parents: Henry and Catherine COWLING, 64 Dover Street, Newmarket, Victoria. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: severely wounded at Gallipoli

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