James Rowan

First Name: 
James
Last Name: 
Rowan
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, January 10, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
Field Bakery
Company: 
5th
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

James Rowan (Service No 9891) was born in Glasgow, Scotland, around 1884.

At enlistment he was 32 years old, single, worked as a baker and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.

James embarked on HMAT A71 Nestor with the Field Butchery and Bakery Unit, 16th Reinforcement, on 9th April 1916. He disembarked in England and was sent to France where he served with the 5th Field Bakery until the end of the war. James returned to Australia in March 1919 and was discharged.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, ROWAN JAMES

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