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Florence Bowles DOWLING

Regimental number4270
Place of birthRenmark, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressParinga, River Murray, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Dowling, Paringa, South Australia
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4770
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, row , Grave No. 5), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret DOWLING, Paringa, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Archibald Gunn, wounded in France, died in England.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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