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Kevin DOWNES

Regimental number2842
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStage attendant
AddressCorner of Francis Street and Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, B Arnold, corner of Francis Street and Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 May 1918
Place of burialLe Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No 1), Caestre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Micah and Maud DOWNES
Other details

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

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