Keith Andrew Joseph BOWES


BOWES, Keith Andrew Joseph

Service Number: 23427
Enlisted: 1 August 1939, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Leading Stoker
Last Unit: HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Born: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 9 June 1922
Home Town: Tumblong, Gundagai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Scholar
Died: Killed in action, HMAS Sydney 11, Indian Ocean, 20 November 1941, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 57, Column 3 No known grave Roll of Honour - Wagga
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Geraldton HMAS Sydney II Memorial, Gundagai Anzac Grove War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

1 Aug 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Leading Stoker, SN 23427, Enlisted at Sydney
3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 23427, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Dockeray Bowes and Maud Lilian Bowes of Tumblong, NSW