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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: William Downes
Name: Downes, William
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3154
Place of Birth: Gulf of Carpentaria
Next of Kin: Mary Downes - Wife.
Occupation: Miner
Date of Enlistment: 27-Jan-1917
Age at Enlistment: 44
Place of Enlistment: Sydney (N.S.W.)
Unit: 36th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Service History: This was his second attempt to enlist. He had previously spent 14 days with the 20th Battalion. Downes embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A24 'Benalla' 10 May 1917. This time he got all the way to Plymouth before they sent him home as overage. Returned to Australia 26 September 1917.
Related link: Australian War Memorial : 36th Battalion
Nominal Roll
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A24 'Benalla'
Service Record
Unit War Diary
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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