William SOWBY

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SOWBY, William

Service Number: 147
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Pontville, Tasmania
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 1893
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Goulburn Street State School
Occupation: Coachsmith
Died: Died of wounds, France, 19 April 1918
Cemetery: Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 147, Pontville, Tasmania
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 147, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 147, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 147, 12th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
1 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 52nd Infantry Battalion
5 Apr 1918: Wounded Corporal, SN 147, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, GSW (head)
19 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 147, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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