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Edward Coleman DOWNES

Regimental number6479
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Address175 Johnston Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Downes, 175 Johnston Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
40
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary DOWNES, 286 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales. Born at Mudgee, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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