Remembrance

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Private Giles Victor Rowles  14th Battalion 1402 AIF

Died of wounds at the Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli, age 19 years.

Buried at sea August 10 1915, 2 miles off Mudros Harbour, Lemnos.

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Born in Hollinfare, Cheshire, England 1896, son of Mary Ann Williamson Rowles and Charles Rowles. Remembered by his step-siblings on his parents’ gravestone in Hollinfare cemetery.

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Also worth remembering, in Britain, 16-year-olds are still recruited into the armed forces. War veterans call for a re-think on recruitment of sixteen-year-olds

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No Glory in War 1914-1918

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