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Sydney Joseph DOWLING

Regimental number3541
Place of birthUnion Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
School(Catholic) Schools
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
Address'Gavin', Oxford Street, Mortdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Elizabeth Cleaves, 'Gavin', Oxford Street, Mortdale, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"His Captain, Jim A Chapman, said he was a great loss to his Company Commander." Details from Uncle.
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.10
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 30), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: michael and Elizabeth DOWLING. Born at Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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