Percy Edward ROWE

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ROWE, Percy Edward

Service Numbers: 924, 294
Enlisted: 14 July 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia, 28 May 1889
Home Town: Abbotsford, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer/VFL footballer - Collingwood
Died: Wounds, 38th Casualty Clearing Station, Heilly, France, 5 December 1916, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Heilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 12), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 924, 29th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 924, 29th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 924, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
13 Mar 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 294, 29th Infantry Battalion, Concussion - Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 924, 29th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
11 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 29th Infantry Battalion
4 Dec 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 924, 29th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt, SW to abdomen. Evacuated to 38th CCS at Heilly, where he died of wounds the next day 5 December 1916.
5 Dec 1916: Involvement Sergeant, SN 924, 29th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

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