Reginald Lewis ROWE

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ROWE, Reginald Lewis

Service Number: 2257
Enlisted: 22 April 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Burwood, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Builders Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 28 Chaplain Rev. A.E. Talbot officiated, Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2257, 4th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2257, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2257, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney
6 Aug 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2257, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 2015: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Infantry Battalion, At Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address given at the time of enlistment was Waratah Street, Enfield, NSW

Brother of Walter Henry Rowe of Beecroft, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the cadets

Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

Rowe left Australia 16 June 1915, joined his battalion on August 4 1915 at Gallipoli and died a few days later. The 4th Battalion led the charge at Lone Pine on August 6th that was a fierce and bloody encounter at the cost of many Australian and Turkish lives; Rowe was one of those killed.

Biography

Reginald Lewis Rowe was the son of

Henry Ernest Rowe &

Mary Emma Fussell

He had 9 siblings.

Upon Enlistment he gave his occupation as a Builders Clerk.