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Claude Loftus NOWLAND

Regimental number7826
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock and station agent
AddressBank of New South Wales, Walgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, G Nowland, Bank of New South Wales, Walgett, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 25 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Manly West Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: George and Alice Blanche NOWLAND

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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