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Arthur William BOWTELL

Regimental number6227
Place of birthBowral New South Wales
SchoolBowral Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHerbert Street, Gore Hill North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Bowtell, Herbert Street, Gore Hill North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVere-sur-Corbie, France
Date of death6 August 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Susan BOWTELL, Herbert Street, Gore Hill, North Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1661 Pte Alfred John BOWTELL, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919; 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: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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