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John Stuart DOWNES

Regimental number1821
Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressRosemount, Beenleigh, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Downes, Rosemount, Beenleigh, South Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919

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