Frank BALGOWAN

Frank Balgowan Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Scotland
Resided
Miles
Occupation
Bushman
Enlisted
31-May-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
28
Status
Married
Service No
2575
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
Embarked
16-August-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Company Sergeant Major
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
March 1918
Notes

Frank Balgowan landed at Lemnos in November 1915 with 9th Battalion reinforcements intended for Gallipoli but they were not deployed. He arrived in France from Egypt in April 1916 and was promoted to Sergeant. In August he was wounded in action and hospitalised in England. In June 1917 he was promoted to Company Sergeant Major. He convalesced in England, then returned to Australia in March 1918 and was discharged in June

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