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Joseph Herbert DOWNES

Regimental number86
Place of birthStafford, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram driver
Address17 Henry Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Downes, 17 Henry Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo. 1 M.S. Staff
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Emma DOWNES
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death15 October 1940
Age at death60
Place of burialMulgoa Cemetery, New South Wales

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