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Richard John DOWDY

Regimental number16157
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressOuyen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Dowdy, Ouyen, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5368 Pte William Edward DOWDY, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1963
Age at death69
Place of burialMildura Cemetery, Victoria

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