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Regimental number1305
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address711 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Rowland, 24 Church Place, Newington Green, London N., England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 October 1915
Date of death17 September 1920
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKatoomba Cemetery (Grave No. 14), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John ROWLAND. Native of Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England
Discharge date2 March 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 5 October 1915; disembarked 22 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 2 March 1917.

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

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWLAND John

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