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|Also known as:||Dowler, Frank|
|Place of Birth:||Geelong (Vic.)|
|Next of Kin:||Francis Dowler - Father ; 132 New Street, Middle Brighton, Vic.|
|Biographical notes:||Frank Dowler was killed in Darwin on 8 February 1921 when the motorised railway car he was driving ran into a train returning from Vestey's.|
|Date of Enlistment:||6-Oct-1915|
|Age at Enlistment:||29|
|Place of Enlistment:||Brisbane (Qld.)|
|Unit:||6th Field Company Engineers, 4th Reinforcement|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Place of Death:||Darwin|
|Place of Burial:||Gardens Cemetery, Darwin|
|Service History:||Dowler's unit embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A67 'Orsova' on 11 March 1916. He was wounded in France during November 1916 and returned to Australia on 9 December 1918.|
|Related link:||Service Record|
Farewell Smoke Social Programme, Fourth Contingent, October 1915,
Unit War Diary
"Darwin tragedy, A Soldiers Sad death", The Advertiser (Adelaide), 12 February 1921: p.10.
"Death of Frank Dowler", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 12 February 1921: p.2.
Darwin Returned Servicemens' League (RSL) : A Concise History of its Conception and Development by Clive Francis Geddes. Darwin : Clive Francis Geddes, 2011: p.41.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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