Albert Henry DOWSING

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DOWSING, Albert Henry

Service Number: 244
Enlisted: 15 August 1914, An original of B Company
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Ballarat, Central Highlands, Victoria
Schooling: Humphrey St State School, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Draper
Died: Died of wounds, Egypt, 21 May 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Ballarat Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Avenue of Honour, Geelong Yarra Street Methodist Church Choir Honour Roll, Geelong Yarra Street Methodist Church Honour Roll Window
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World War 1 Service

15 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 244, 8th Infantry Battalion, An original of B Company
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 244, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 244, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

Stated to be have been wounded in the head between the 1-8 May 1915, but probably at Krithia on the 8 May 1915. He was evacuated to Alexnadria Egypt but died in the 15th General hospital there on the 21 May 1915.