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Reginald Harrold KNOWLES

Regimental number617
Place of birthUnley South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJournalist
AddressCommercial Road, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Horace Robert Knowles, Commerical Road, Hyde park, South Australia
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot VIII, Row K, Grave No. 1), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horace Robert and Violet Caroline KNOWLES, 28 Commercial Road, Hyde Park, South Australia

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