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William Thomas McGOWAN

Regimental number3911
Place of birthGulgong, New South Wales
SchoolMudgee South Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs S M McGowan, Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6/9/1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11/6/1916
Place of death or woundingNot Known
Age at death27.5
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 41), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Mary Jane MCGOWAN. Native of Gulgong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPTE, BC McGowan, BR
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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