Clarence William BOWEN

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BOWEN, Clarence William

Service Number: 248
Enlisted: 14 January 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, 1898
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Catholic School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Occupation: Mill Hand
Died: Died of wounds, Ypres, Belgium, 2 August 1917
Cemetery: Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Plot 11, Row F, Grave 17
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 248, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide
9 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 248, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 248, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
31 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 248, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles William and Margaret Bowen of 334 Lane Street, Broken Hill, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served for 3 years in the Senior Cadets