|Place of birth||Kerry, Ireland|
|Address||'Redcourt', Kangaroo Road, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A A Bowler, Kangaroo Road, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 10|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/34/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 25 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 December 1916; marched in to Reserves Brigade, Larkhill, 29 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France and mustered as Driver, 3 November 1917; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 3 November 1917; taken on strength of 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 27 November 1917; with unit, 16 June 1918; on leave to England, 29 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 17 November 1918; promoted to temporary Bombardier, 13 April 1918; marched out for return to Australia, 30 April 1919; marched out to England, 20 May 1919; disembarked Southampton, England, 21 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 2 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 August 1919; discharged, 25 August 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalBoth medal notations stamped ' returned, 10 May 1923'.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOWLER James|