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Vernon Alexander DOWIE

Regimental number81
Place of birthEvandale, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressEvandale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah A McCormack, Evandale, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name40th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1968

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