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Harold Penman DOWNER

Regimental number223
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLygon Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinF Downer, 30 Mountfield Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1975

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