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Walter Sydney GOWING

Regimental number1208
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngineer
Address73 High Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs W W Gowing, 73 High Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4159
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1918
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret GOWING, "Warraberry", King William Street, Greenwich, New South Wales. Native of Wellington, New south Wales

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