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John Daniel DOWDELL

Regimental number4485
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolBayswater State School, Bayswater, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressFrancis Street, Bayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr J Dowdell, Francis Street, Bayswater, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingVaux, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr J and Mrs E. DOWDELL, Francis Street, Bayswater, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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