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Elijah Haynes DOWNEY

Regimental number2290
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressLoco Shed, Pinjarrah, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Jas Henry Horace Downey, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Date of death4 June 1965
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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