|Place of birth||Shinrons, Birr, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert McDowell, Ballymona, Skinrose, Tipperary, Ireland|
|Previous military service||2.5 years, Mounted Police; 1 year, 4 months, Roberts Horse; 10 months, Canadian Scouts; 5 months, Field Intelligence Scouts|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 4|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/31/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Fate||No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 3 July 1915; temporarily posted to 3rd Brigade Ammunition Column, 10 August 1915.
Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 15 August 1915 (shrapnel wound, fingers). Embarked Mudros on HS 'Huntsgreen' for evacuation, 7 September 1915; admitted to War Hospital, Reading, 17 September 1915.
Proceeded to join 26th Draft for return to Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 24 March 1916; mustered as driver, Ferry Post, 18 April 1916; moved out to join 5th Division Artillery, Tel-el-Kebir, 1 May 1916; taken on strength of 3rd Brigade Ammunition Column, Ferry Post, 2 May 1916. Transferred to 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 25 May 1916; taken on strength of unit, Moascar, 27 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Huntsend' and proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 30 June 1916; on command to Army Rest Camp, St. Valery Sui-Somne, 10 June 1917; rejoined unit from rest camp, 25 June 1917.
Admitted to 46th Field Ambulance, 23 August 1917; transferred to Casualty Receiving Station, 25 August 1917; transferred to 64th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 August 1917 (fracture, hand and ankle); admitted to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 29 August 1917; discharged to duty, 7 September 1917; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Havre, 8 September 1917; moved out from base depot, 21 September 1917; rejoined 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 24 September 1917; proceeded on leave to England, 29 November 1917. Transferred to 14th Field Artillery Brigade, 3 December 1917, and taken on strength, 16 December 1917.
Admitted to 15th Casualty Clearing Station, 22 December 1917 (inflamed lymph glands and groin); transferred to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 28 December 1917. Embarked on HS 'Ville de Liege' and proceeded to England, 2 January 1918; admitted to Queen Mary's Military Hospital, Whalley, 2 January 1918; discharged on furlough, 15 January 1918. Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 29 January 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1918, for onward travel to 1st Military District. Discharged as being unfit for continued service, Brisbane, 13 July 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McDOWELL Frazer|