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Albert Edward BOWERS

Regimental number1001
Place of birthBalaklava, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Bowers, 544 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5674 Pte Henry BOWERS, 16th Bn, died of disease, 21 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 March 1920
Age at death32
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery (Grave No. 159), Western Australia

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