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William DOWNES

Regimental number2237
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHattes Arcade, King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Downes, Hattes Arcade King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6788
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death7 August 1967
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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