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Frank William DOWELL

Regimental number3775
Place of birthBere Regis, Dorset, England
SchoolState School
Age on arrival in Australia1
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressBedfordale via Armadale, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J W Dowell, Keysbrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Willcox and Annie Mary DOWELL. Born at Bere Regis, Dorset, England
Family/military connectionsCousin: Thomas William Dowell. Died of wounds in France.

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