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Arthur Ernest DOWER

Regimental number1825
Place of birthLong Gully, Victoria
SchoolLong Gully State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTailor
Address5 Grant Street, Long Gully, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinGrandmother, Mrs C T Jenkins, 5 Grant Street, Long Gully, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMt. St. Quentin, France (50th Clearing Station)
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Henry and Catherine Louisa DOWNER. Born at Long Gully, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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