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Francis Charles DOWNEY

Regimental number5355
Place of birthCroydon Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
Address20 Stuart Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, M C Downey, Chatsworth Station via Selwyn, Queensland
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

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