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Vincent BOWMAN

Regimental number97
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolPrivate tuition
OccupationSurveyor's assistant
Address32 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Bowman, 32 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Queenborough Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Emily Hilda (d. 29 July 1925, aged 63, bu. Queenborough) and the late Alfred BOWMAN, 32 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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