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William Owen OWEN

Regimental number4774
Place of birthRedbank South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressAlexandra PO, Alexandra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elna B Owen, Alexandra PO, Alexandra, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
Date: 17 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 320 Pte David Lewis OWEN MM, 22nd Corps Light Horse, returned to Australia, 8 October 1918; 5062 Pte Thomas Jones OWEN, Australian Army Service Corps Details, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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