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George Albert ROWLEY

Regimental number2656
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRope maker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Rowley, 30 Kepos Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 December 1915
Date of death7 December 1915
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emily ROWLEY. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8726 Lance Corporal Robert Rowland ROWLEY, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.

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