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Sydney James DOWNEY

Regimental number78
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E L Downey, Warrenheip PO, Warrenheip, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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