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Frederick DOWNING

Regimental number3306
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressLandsborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Downing, Goldsborough Road, Landsborough, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Fred Downing on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 November 1969
Age at death76
Place of burialCobram Cemetery, Victoria

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