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James Harold DOWLING

Regimental number543
Place of birthLirup, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKilkenny, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Dowling, Aroona Road, Kilkenny, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsFather: 3482 Saddler James DOWLING, 4th Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; Brother: 1351 Pte Alfred James DOWLING, 16th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

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

Date of death14 April 1976

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