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Arnold BOWEN

Regimental number7203
Place of birthMaldon Victoria
SchoolState School, Maldon, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationBank clerk
AddressMaldon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Bowen, Warnock Street Maldon, Victoria
Enlistment date9 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death17 April 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Agnes Ann BOWEN, High Street, Maldon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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