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Ernest Dorin DOWLER

Regimental number10764
Place of birthSnake Gulley, Golden Grove, South Australia
AddressScott Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Dowler, Scott Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Broad Guage Railway Operating Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 31 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Lemnos Island (contracted malaria), France (Pozieres, Bullecourt, Villers-Bretonneux).

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