William Ronald Leslie ROWLEY


ROWLEY, William Ronald Leslie

Service Number: 637
Enlisted: 30 September 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Agricultural Student
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 27 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Mosman Park Memorial Rotunda, Scotch College WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 637, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 637, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 637, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Edith Mary Rowley of 'Cawsworth', 15 George Street, Cottesloe Beach, WA. Brother of Edith Mabel Rowley and Winifred Ellen Rowley

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

Also served in the school cadets for about 6 years