Magnus MOWAT

MOWAT, Magnus

Service Number: 643
Enlisted: 24 October 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, 9 May 1897
Home Town: Yarraman, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Yarraman State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: School teacher
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 September 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Hancourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Nambour Heroes Walk, Nanango War Memorial, Yarraman War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 643, Brisbane, Queensland
10 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 643, 7th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 643, 7th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
18 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 643, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Magnus MOWAT was born on 9th May, 1897 in Beenleigh, Queensland to Margaret Lyon MOWAT - no Father listed on birth registration

Margaret married Owen CALLAGHAN on 12th December, 1898 in Queensland