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James William BOWEN

Regimental number3159
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolCoolgardie State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address30 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Bowen c/o J W Shepherd, High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Coolgardie Volunteers, Wa.
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Date of death29 September 1917
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMenin road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Angelina BOWEN, 15 Northwood Street, West Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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