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Robert Leslie BOWMAN

Regimental number29
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
Address252 Macpherson Street, North Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinJ Bowman, 252 Macpherson Street, North Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service60th Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Date of death13 November 1960
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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