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Patrick Joseph DOWNING

Regimental number3134
Place of birthFoster, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressStanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Henry Downing, Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret DOWNING. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 June 1941
Age at death54
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland

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