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Gilbert Crompton DOWN

Regimental number415
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPurser
Address4 Electra Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, H G Down, 4 Electra Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919

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