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William ROWE

Regimental number1812
Place of birthMoonta, South Australia
SchoolBroken Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 6.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMrs Mary Rowe, Wallaroo Mines, Wallaroo, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No 31), Ieper, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kadina Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: William (d. 29 October 1922, aged 65; bu. Kadina Cemetery) and Mary Hannah (d. 25 May 1937, aged 75; bu. Kadina Cemetery) ROWE, Perry Road, Wallaroo Mines, South Australia. Native of Cross Roads, Moonta, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWE William

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