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Leopold Arthur DOWNEY

Regimental number5764
Place of birthThornton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThornton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F E Downey, Thornton, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1918
Place of burialAllonville Communal Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Ernest and Adeline Teresa DOWNEY, Hurstbridge, Victoria. Native of Thornton, Alexandra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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