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William John DOWNEY

Regimental number1924
Place of birthGranville New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
AddressMornington Mills, Mornington, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Henry Downey, Australia Hall, Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Date of death19 January 1926
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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