Augustus Alexander MCDOWALL


MCDOWALL, Augustus Alexander

Service Number: 225
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Toorak State School, Melbourne, Victoria
Occupation: Shipping Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Artillery Road, Plot 15 Headstone inscription reads: None knew him but to love him
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 225, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 225, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 225, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Peter and Augusta Marion McDowall of 292 Dandenong Road, East St Kilda, Victoria

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