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Eustace DOWNEY

Regimental number5344
Place of birthNortham, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDangin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Downey, West Northam, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 10), Gouy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary E. DOWNEY, West Northam, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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