Llewellyn Selwyn DOWNING

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DOWNING, Llewellyn Selwyn

Service Number: 1037
Enlisted: 26 April 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ruthin, Wales, 1888
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 October 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row B, Grave 52 Chaplain W.C.Smith officiated Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1037, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1037, 25th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1037, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Downing of 'Pyracantha', Vale Street, Denbigh, Wales

Mrs Edith R. Williams of Sydney was named as beneficiery in his will

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