Charles Albion BOWEN

Regimental number2789
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
AddressKooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Bowen, Kooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the past 24 months, this N.C.O. has carried out his duties on Brigade Headquarters most faithfully and conscientiously, his work calling for the closest attention at all hours of the day and night when the Brigade was in the line. Since 17th September, 1918, he has been in charge of the Brigade Office and has ensured its smooth and efficient working.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal