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Albert Ernest DOWELL

Regimental number1397
Place of birthCowra, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Cowra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter and blacksmith
AddressRedfern Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Dowell, Redfern Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1916
Place of death or woundingHooge, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abraham and Sarah Jane DOWELL. Native of Cowra, New South Wales

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