Gilbert Clarence (Bob) COWAN


COWAN, Gilbert Clarence

Service Number: 2765
Enlisted: 1 September 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 18 August 1898
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Sturt Street School, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 April 1918, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide M04d The 50th Battalion Commemorative Cross, Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2765, 50th Infantry Battalion
23 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2765, 50th Infantry Battalion
23 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2765, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Melbourne, Adelaide

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