|Place of birth||Waterford, Ireland|
|Address||Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Father, Edward Dowling, Newroa, Wexford, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served in the TMI for 2 years 9 months.|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/15/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt
Taken on strength of 3rd Reserve Regiment, Heliopolis, Egypt, 6 March 1916; attached to Imperial Camel Corps, Tel-el-Kebir, 8 July 1916; taken on strength of Imperial Camel Corps and posted to 13th Company, 9 July 1916; taken on strength of 3rd Anzac Brigade, Eastern Expeditionary Force, 11 November 1916.
Admitted to 4th DMB Field Ambulance (dysentery), Baharia, 6 December 1916; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 January 1917; discharged to duty, 26 February 1917; transferred to 13th Company of the Imperial Camel Brigade, 6 March 1917.
Admitted to 77th Casualty Clearing Station (debility), Gaza, 22 November 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 24 November 1917; to Australian Army Medical Corps Training Cadre, 25 March 1917; discharged to unit, 26 March 1917.
Admitted to Australian Army Medical Corps Cadre (debility), Moascar, 3 April 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 10 April 1918; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin' from Suez for discharge, 12 July 1918; disembarked, Sydney,17 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatoid arthritis), Melbourne, 3 September 1918.
Medals:1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalMedal stamps marked ' returned 10 May 1923'.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOWLING Richard|