The AIF Project

Daniel Joseph DOWNES

Regimental number551
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressFrankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Downes, Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date27 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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