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William Charles OWEN

Regimental number4980
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressChurch Street, Carrum, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Owen, Church Street, Carrum, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 11A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Bridged OWEN, Church Street, Carrum, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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