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Robert Maxwell DOWLE

Regimental number3757
Place of birthGleniffer, Bellingen River, New South Wales
SchoolGleniffer Public School, Gleniffer, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGleniffer, Bellinger River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R M Dowle, Gleniffer, Bellinger River, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"His father could not join the AIF being over 50 years old so he went as a War worker and worked constantly for two years at Vickers in England." Details from Father.
FateDied of disease 29 February 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetry (Row D, Grave no. 335), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Matson and Margaret DOWLE, Gleniffer, Bellinger River, New South Wales

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