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George Walter DOWNEY

Regimental number7233
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUniversity lecturer
AddressMalvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Downey, C/o Mrs Thompson, 64 Oxford Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Casualty Clearing Station
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Date of death20 February 1965
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium

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