William Victor MOW


MOW, William Victor

Service Numbers: 1684, 1683
Enlisted: 5 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Nevertire NSW, 20 February 1896
Home Town: Nevertire, Warren Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Nevertire Public School
Occupation: Assistant Postal Department (telegraphy)
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 19 May 1915, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Deniliquin War Memorial, Lithgow War Memorial, Nevertire Roll of Honour, Warren War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1684, 14th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1683, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1683, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Selina MOW, 24 Calero Street, Lithgow, New South Wales

Private William Victor Mow, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles, was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Mow, of Inch-street, Lithgow, formerly of Nevertire. The late Private Mow was born at Nevertire, and after leaving school entered the postal service, and was stationed at Nevertire when he enlisted. He left for the front with the 14th battalion reinforcements. He was 19 years and 3 months when he fell.