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Augustus Alexander McDOWALL

Regimental number225
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
SchoolToorak State School, Victoria
OccupationShipping clerk
Address54 Market Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McDowall, 582 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment dateNo entry
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Augusta Marion McDOWALL, 292 Dandenong Road East, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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