John (Jack) DOWNS

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DOWNS, John

Service Number: 5976
Enlisted: 17 February 1916, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wishaw, Scotland, September 1875
Home Town: Sarina, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk/Steel worker
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 7 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Sarina War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5976, Rockhampton, Queensland
8 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5976, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5976, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
7 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5976, 9th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)

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