Regimental number913
Date of birth29 July 1889
Place of birthOakleigh, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Dalry', Maroo Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Hannah Reid, 'Dalry', Maroo Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Trench Mortar Brigade
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Michael Gerald DOWNING