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William GOWANS

Regimental number2462
Place of birthLenerkshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressNorth Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Walter Gowans, North Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 6 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2461 Pte Walter GOWANS, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.

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