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Russell Laidley Max DOWLING

Regimental number1235
Date of birth10 April 1891
Place of birthDarlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrougham Lodge, Kenneth Avenue, Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. A Dowling, Brougham Lodge, Kenneth Avenue, Darling Point, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

'He was present at the landing at Gallipoli on Anzac Day, 25th April, 1915. Was wounded there and sent to England after convalescence he went to France where he was killed as above.' Details from Father.

FateDied of wounds 30 July 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Family/military connectionsBrother: [1408] Captain Brian Laidley DOWLING, Royal Air Force, killed in action, 2 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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