|Birth Place||Australia: New South Wales, Carrathool|
|Conflict/Operation||First World War, 1914-1918|
Private Allan Gowans
Private Allan Gowans, 53rd Battalion, enlisted on 29 June 1915 and embarked for active service aboard HMAT Argyllshire on 30 September 1915. He was promoted to the rank of lance corporal on 11 January 1918 and was wounded in action on 1 September 1918, receiving a gun shot wound to the face and chin. He was evacuated to hospital in England and was returned to Australia on 8 January 1919, and discharged, medically unfit on 25 July 1919.
- First World War, 1914-1918
|Date of birth||1897|
|Date of embarkation||30 September 1915|