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Owen William Lyle DOWLING

Regimental number6796A
Place of birthQueenstown, Tasmania
SchoolClifton Hill State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Dowling, 12 Egremont Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date27 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6797
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 December 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot III, Row GG, Grave No. 12), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Rliza DOWLING, Clifton Hill, Victoria. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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