Leonard Henry BOWERS

Regimental number2508
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolFort Street High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address29 Albany Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bowers, 29 Albany Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death12 November 1916
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 14), Mericourt-L'Abbe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hamlet Bowers and Elizabeth BOWERS, 209 Albany Road, Petersham, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales