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William James COWAN

Regimental number4390
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDeck-hand
AddressMitchell Street, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J M Cowan, Mitchell Street, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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