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James Jeremy DOWNING

Regimental number140
Place of birthTalbot, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoldsborough Railway Station
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mrs Downing, Goldsborough Railway Station
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1945
Age at death57
Place of burialRushworth Cemetery, Victoria

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