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Arthur DOWNES

Regimental number19908
Place of birthDongara, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDongarra, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Downes, Dongarra, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19958 Driver Charles William DOWNES, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 August 1970

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