William TROWER

TROWER, William

Service Numbers: 108, 2720
Enlisted: 5 February 1902, Mount Gambier, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
Born: Mount Gambier, South Australia , 12 August 1877
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: 27 June 1951, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Gambier Lake Terrace Cemetery
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 2720, 4th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, 108, 4th Imperial Bushmen
5 Feb 1902: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Mount Gambier, SA

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Boer War Veteran Passes The R.S.L. flag was flown at half mast yesterday in memory of the late William Trower, of Glencoe West, who died on June 27. Mr. Trower was a Boer War veteran. While their flagpole is out of use, the R.S.L. has been granted the use of the pole situated on the balcony of the town clock tower.