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Albert Walter ROWLANDS

Regimental number2229
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 4.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Alfred H Rowlands, 23 Sutherland Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.E. and M.A. ROWLANDS
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoa', 28 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 17 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death11 May 1938
Age at death65
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWLANDS Albert Walter

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