Robert William BOWDEN

BOWDEN, Robert William

Service Number: 2283
Enlisted: 1 May 1916, Armidale
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Yarrowitch, New South Wales, Australia, 12 October 1896
Home Town: Walcha, Walcha, New South Wales
Schooling: Yarrowitch Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

1 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2283, Armidale
17 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2283, 33rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
17 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2283, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2283, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines

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