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John DOWNEY

Regimental number1039
Place of birthThornton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressHollyoake, Pinjarrah, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Downey, Thornton, Victoria
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Date of death5 January 1959
Place of burialGeelong East Cemetery

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