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Walter Benjamin BOWTELL

Regimental number2115
Place of birthBowral New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteward
AddressHerbert Street, Gore Hill, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Bowtell, Herbert Street, Gore Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1661 Pte Alfred John BOWTELL, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919; 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.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 September 1930
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, New South Wales

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