Eric Montague DOWLING

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DOWLING, Eric Montague

Service Number: 2878
Enlisted: 20 August 1915, Enlisted at Warwick Farm, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dalton, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Dalton, Upper Lachlan Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Cleaner
Died: Died of wounds, France, 20 June 1916
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Plot 11,Row E, Grave 181 Rev. A.F. Fenn officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2878, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Warwick Farm, NSW
2 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2878, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
2 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2878, 17th Infantry Battalion
20 Jun 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2878, 17th Infantry Battalion, Shell wounds to head and both legs

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Margaret Dowling of 'Pearcefield' Dalton.NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal