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Harry Leslie DOWNE

Regimental number42
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRate collector
AddressShire Hall, Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H T Downe, Shire Hall, Rochester, Victoria
Previous military service7th L H Brigade
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3305 Pte Reuben Milton DOWNE, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; [13] 2nd Lt Cyril Lester DOWNE, Australian Flying Corps, killed in action, 3 March 1919.
Other details

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

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