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Stafford Harold DOWSETT

Regimental number2911
Place of birthEnfield, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse-driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Stafford Dowsett, 272 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service21st Infantry
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2911A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stafford and Margaret DOWSETT
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 June 1937
Age at death41
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales

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