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Ronald Peter DOWNIE

Regimental number1506
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address22 Kippax Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Downie, 495 Dowling Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 35), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Cordner and Caroline Amelia DOWNIE, 60 Alexandra Street, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Armidale

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