Edward Oliver Harbison MACGOWAN


MACGOWAN, Edward Oliver Harbison

Service Number: 4628
Enlisted: 31 July 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawker, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Cleve, Cleve, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 15 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Arno Bay WW1 Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cleve WW1 Honor Roll, Cleve War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1916: Enlisted Private, SN 4628, 32nd Infantry Battalion
16 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4628, 32nd Infantry Battalion
16 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4628, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Adelaide
15 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

His brother 4558 Private Melville Roy Gordon MacGowan also of the 43rd Battalion AIF died whilst a Prisoner of War on 9 August 1918