VOWLES Alan Stewart

 

Date of Enlistment 14/09/1914
Birthplace  
Occupation Pearler
Age on Enlistment 23
Rank Captain (Officer)
Unit 12th Battalion, H Company
Fate DNR
Date of Fate Event  
Returned to Broome post WWI  
Other Information Second Contingent from Broome
Resigned commission in England.

Distinguished Service Order: For conspicuous gallantry and fine leadership during a period of operations, when he commanded the greater portion of three companies in the front line with great success and ability. His cool appreciation and handling of the situation enabled the position to be held against counter attack and under heavy shell fire

 

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