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Alfred James DOWLING

Regimental number1351
Place of birthKilkenny, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationPlasterer
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kin..., Mrs Emily Dowling, Aroona Road, Kilkenny, South Australia
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsFather: 3482 Saddler James DOWLING, 4th Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; Brother: 543 Pte James Harold DOWLING, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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