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William Bowden

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Signaller W. Bowden - of Dunedin. Served Australian Forces (AIF).

Signaller W. Bowden - of Dunedin.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 172 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 8 September 1890 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    8 September 1890 Public - Shona - Researcher - 30 August 2015 - NZ BDM
  • Place of birth
    Herbert, North Otago, New Zealand Public - Shona - Researcher - 30 August 2015 - Electoral Rolls
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W H Bowden, 229 Leith Street, North Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Son of William Alexander BOWDEN of 229 Leith street, Dunedin and the late Alice BOWDEN nee McINTOSH Public - Shona - Researcher - 30 August 2015 - NZ BDM and NZ Marriages
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 172 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 18 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 24 AWMM
    Sailor Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    MelbourneVictoria Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    08 May 1915 {Age 24} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 24 AWMM
    Cape HellesGallipoli Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 October 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
30 August 2015ShonaOamaru, New ZealandResearcher

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