George Albert ROWLEY


ROWLEY, George Albert

Service Number: 2656
Enlisted: 19 June 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Rope Maker
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 4 Chaplain E. McAuliffe officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2656, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
9 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2656, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
9 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2656, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
6 Dec 1915: Wounded Private, SN 2656, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry and Emily Rowley of 30 Kepos Street, Redfern, NSW. Brother of Robert Rowland Rowley who returned to Australia on 18 January 1919 having served with the 7th Field Ambulance and Ida Gertrude Clarke nee Rowley

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