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Francis Albert DOWNING

Regimental number921
Place of birthTalbot, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressLaverton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maude Downing, Laverton, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Rolla Prov C
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death6 July 1958

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