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Harold Joseph BOWN

Regimental number35892
Place of birthUnley, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolTrinity Grammar School, Kew, Victoria
Other trainingSalesman
ReligionChurch of England
Address66 Mayston Street, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Bown, 66 Mayston Street, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles James and Letitia BOWN, 'Airlie', Ocean Street, Hampton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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