Alwynne Stanley BOWKER

BOWKER, Alwynne Stanley

Service Number: 233
Enlisted: 17 November 1914, Colac, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Camperdown, Victoria, 1879
Home Town: Princetown, Corangamite, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - Panel No. 5, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Meredith State School No 1420 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

17 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 233, Colac, Victoria
25 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 233, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 233, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Melbourne
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 233, 8th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 233, 8th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Alwynne Stanley BOWKER was born in 1879 in Camperdown, Hampton, Victoria

His parents were John BOWKER and Eliza LORD

He enlisted on 17th September 1914 with the Australian Army - he was with the  8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron - Unit embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT Star of Victoria on 25th February 1915

His brother Percy John BOWKER also served in WW1 & one cousin was killed in action

Alwynne was Killed In Action on 7th August 1915 - No Known Grave - he is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial and The Australian War Memorial and also on the Camperdown Roll of Honour in Victoria,%20ALWYNNE%20STANLEY ( ( (

THE ARGUS - 8th August 1916

BOWKER - In Loving Memory of our dear Son & Brother, Alwynne Stanley Bowker  Corporal, 8th Light Horse- Killed In Action during the charge - Inserted by his parents, brothers & sisters

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