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James Wilson DOWELL

Regimental number4575
Place of birthCroydon New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressKogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M S Dowell, Piper Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1946
Age at death54
Place of burialNeville Cemetery, New South Wales

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