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George Henry DOWLAN

Regimental number2615
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
Address241 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38.7
Height5' 2"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Dowlan, Windermere, Vincent Place, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date27 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; disembarked, Melbourne, 21 November 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (overage), Sydney, 27 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 September 1947
Age at death78
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOWLAN George Henry

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