BOWIE, Wallace
(Service number 11/739)

First Rank (1) Trooper; (2) Sergeant Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment (1) Waingawa, Masterton
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status (1) Single
Next of Kin (1) Mrs L. M. BOWIE, Temuka, South Canterbury; (2) William BOWIE (brother), care of Wellington Meat Company, Masterton
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation (1) 2nd Reinforcements; (2) New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship (1) Wellington Mounted Rifles; (2) 36th Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade
Date (1) 14 December 1914; (2) 21 February 1918
Transport (1) Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter; (2) Moeraki
Embarked From (1) Wellington; (2) Wellington Destination (1) Suez, Egypt; (2) Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

M.M. (Military Medal)

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

On second departure, Wallace embarked on the "Moeraki", then transhipped to the "Ormonde" at sydney for Suez.


Cenotaph Database [28 September 2014]

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