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David OWEN

Regimental number320
Date of birth5 September 1893
Place of birthSwanpool, Victoria
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o J Trembly, Railway Street, Euroa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Owen, Euroa, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Corps Light Horse
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

Military Medal

No citation
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 1
Date: 2 January 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5062 Pte Thomas Jones OWEN, Australian Army Service Corps Details, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918; 4774 Pte William Owen OWEN MM, 13th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: David Lewis OWEN
Date of death30 July 1966
Age at death72
Place of burialEuroa Cemetery, Victoria

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