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Richard James DOWNEY

Regimental number3798
Place of birthCooktown Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAssistant draper
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Margaret Downey, Sachs Street, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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