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Alfred George McGOWN

Regimental number3165
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolBourke Street Public School Surry Hills, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address11 Kendall Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McGown, 11 Kendall Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3168
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme - France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and mary MCGOWN. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPTE, WC McGowan, BR, KIA. PTE, A Robinson, NE, DOW
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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