Reginald ROWLAND

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ROWLAND, Reginald

Service Numbers: 343, 3624
Enlisted: 26 August 1914, at Morphettville
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, 20 August 1892
Home Town: Cleveland, Redland, Queensland
Schooling: Maryborough, State High School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Fruit Grower
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried in "Jork House "
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cleveland Shire Council Roll of Honour, Cleveland Shire Council Roll of Honour, Cleveland War Memorial, Cleveland War Memorial, Maryborough State High School Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Redlands Honour Roll, Redlands Honour Roll, Streaky Bay War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 343, 10th Infantry Battalion, at Morphettville
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 343, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 343, 10th Infantry Battalion
19 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 343, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Fragment of bullet ricocheted, leading to loss of right eye.
3 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion
3 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion
17 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 31st Infantry Battalion, Prov. Sergeant
17 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 31st Infantry Battalion, Prov. Sergeant
16 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane
16 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT A42 Boorara
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT A42 Boorara
24 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 31st Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 31st Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 31st Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 31st Infantry Battalion
26 Sep 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 3624, 31st Infantry Battalion
14 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 343, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by David Rafferty

Enlisted and served under the name JACK BURNS. His Service Record contains a statutory declaration by his wife (after his death) attesting to his true name, Reginald Rowland.