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Nelson Lavercombe BOWEN

Regimental number29921
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressWakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs E S Bowen, 341 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Monte Video Military Hospital, Weymouth, England
FateDied of disease 16 November 1918
Date of death16 November 1918
Age at death37.5
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3158), Dorset
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emma Sophia BOWEN, 341 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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