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Robert COWAN

Regimental number303
Place of birthClunes Victoria
SchoolState School No. 1552, Clunes, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressClunes, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs Cowan, Albert Street, Clunes, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death13 May 1915
Age at death27
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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