Roll of Honour Private John Henry Bowkett

Service number 1412
Rank Private
Unit 13th Australian Machine Gun Company
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 11 June 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Age at Death 21
Place of Association Foster, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Private John Henry Bowkett's name is located at panel 177 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.


Roll of Honour name projection

Private John Henry Bowkett's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Thu 6 July, 2017 4:38 am
  • Sat 19 August, 2017 9:53 pm
  • Mon 9 October, 2017 9:01 pm
  • Sun 10 December, 2017 10:12 pm
  • Tue 13 February, 2018 10:32 pm
  • Mon 9 April, 2018 2:16 am
  • Thu 24 May, 2018 10:41 pm


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.