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Percy Edward SOWTER

Regimental number3499
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address'Nelson', North Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James William Sowter, 'Nelson', North Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SOWTER, 25 North Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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