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David Norman Hedley DOWNIE

Regimental number103
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCivil engineer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Downie, Barrack Hall, Bellahoustan, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrighton, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row J. Grave No. 26), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Rachel Horne DOWNIE, Barrack Hall, Bellahouston, Glasgow, Scotland; husband of Mary Eliza DOWNIE, Box Grove, Nagambie, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOWNIE David Norman Hedley

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