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Alexander BOWDEN

Regimental number247
Place of birthMalvern, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
Address9 Violet Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, James Bowden, 9 Violet Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7257 Pte William Robert BOWDEN, 8th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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