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Reuben Milton DOWNE

Regimental number3305
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H T Downe, Shire Hall, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [13] 2nd Lt Cyril Lester DOWNE MSM, Australian Flying Corps, killed in action, 3 March 1919; 42 Warrant Officer 1 Harry Leslie DOWNE, Australian Army Ordnance Corps, returned to Australia, 20 November 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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