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William BOWDEN

Regimental number172
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
Other NamesBOWDEN, W
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W H Bowden, 229 Leith Street, North Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEastern Hill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as William BOWDEN, 6th Bn. Enlisted 18 August 1914.
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingKrithia, Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death24
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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