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Alfred BOWTELL

Regimental number1661
Other NamesAlfred John
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressHerbert Street, Gore Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J Bowtell, Herbert Street, Gore Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6277 Pte Arthur William BOWTELL, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 6 August 1918; 371 Pte Charles Joseph BOWTELL, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; 2115 Corporal Walter Benjamin BOWTELL, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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