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Francis Patrick Lawrence BOWEN

Regimental number1804
Place of birthTerang, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShunter
Address38 Georgina Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Patrick Bowen, 38 Grey Street, Terang, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 July 1915. Taken on strength, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 28 December 1915; I Anzac Light Horse Regiment, 21 August 1916; 29th Bn, 3 March 1917. Mortally wounded, 15 December 1917.
FateDied of wounds 15 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Francis Patrick
Date of death15 December 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 4), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115

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