Roll of Honour Bernard Gower

Service number 2816
Rank Private
Unit 40th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 28 March 1917
Place of Death United Kingdom
Cause of Death Illness (Broncho pneumonia)
Age at Death 21
Place of Association Waratah, Tasmania, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Fovant (St George) Churchyard, Fovant, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Bernard Gower's name is located at panel 132 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Bernard Gower's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 07 April 2022 at 7:07pm
  • Sun 29 May 2022 at 1:33am
  • Thu 01 September 2022 at 3:51am
  • Tue 18 October 2022 at 2:28am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.