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Gilbert Lionel Swain COWAN

Regimental number1220
Place of birthMyrniong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMyrniong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Gilbet Cowan, Myrniong, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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