Robert William STOWER


STOWER, Robert William

Service Number: 713
Enlisted: 11 December 1914, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wyreema, Queensland, 6 October 1888
Home Town: Pittsworth, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Umbiram State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Palestine, 31 October 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Beersheba Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Oakey War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 713, Toowoomba, Queensland
9 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 713, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Itria, Brisbane
9 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 713, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 713, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Beersheba

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Service medals issued: 1914/1915 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal