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Charles William COWPER

Regimental number3560
Place of birthSt Mary's England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressSt Mary's Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs C Cowper, 59 Comeby Bank Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date17 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateDischarged 10 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'Constant and unfailing devotion to duty as a bearer, Gallipoli Peninsula from 13th September 1915 until evacuation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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