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Edgar Harold ROWLANDS

Regimental number2683
Place of birthMudgee New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGouldsbury Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Rowlands, Gouldsbury Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5391 Pte Herbert Forsyth ROWLANDS, 19th Bn, killed in action, 10 October 1917.
Other details

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

Date of death3 November 1947

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