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William Edward DOWNIE

Regimental number373
Place of birthWoonoonay New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Downie, Russell Street, Woonona, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

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