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Joseph Lancelot ROWNTREE

Regimental number2103
Place of birthGoole, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressChurch Place, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Mary Rowntree, c/o Mrs Bjorkland, Buller Terrace, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of injuries 16 February 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
War Graves records state: 'Heavy seas smashed latrine on deck.'
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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