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Percy Claude DOWNES

Regimental number1733
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hazel May Downes, 533 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

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