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Augustus BOWEN

Regimental number2904
Place of birthMaindee, England
Place of birthNewport, Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHouse painter
Address16 Campbell Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, W Bowen, 9 Llanwernb Street, Co-operation Road, Newport-Mon, Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 February 1915 - 20th Bn, 6th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 20th Bn, 5 February 1916.
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death25 February 1917
Age at death32
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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