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William Karlin DOWNEY

Regimental number29458
Place of birthVictoria Park, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W J C Downey, 'Athlare', Murray Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military service37th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Army Brigade
FateDied of wounds 17 September 1917
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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  cemetery records
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Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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