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James Albert DOWN

Regimental number4186
Place of birthPort Fairy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressTyrendarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr J Down, Tyrendarra, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4185 Driver Ernest Austin DOWN, Admistrative Headquarters, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.

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