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Robert William Gordon COWLEY

Regimental number4272
Place of birthWakefield South Australia
AddressSunny Hill, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Cowley, Sunny Hill PO, Sunny Hill, South Australia
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3 October 1916; TOS, 32 Btn 12 April 1917; Lcpl 10 December 1917; mortally wounded 19 June 1918.
FateDied of wounds 19 June 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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