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Joseph DOWD

Regimental number584
Place of birthCassilis, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
AddressPeel Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Dowd, Werris Creek, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFour brothers in the AIF
FateDied of wounds 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Cassilis, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 56 Pte Allan Francis DOWD, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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