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John Joseph DOWNES

Regimental number537
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDr Labourer
Address14 King Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Downes, 14 King Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918

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