John Kissock MCDOWELL MM

MCDOWELL, John Kissock

Service Number: 1268
Enlisted: 27 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Crosshill, South Ayrshire, Scotland, 27 November 1872
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 26 May 1918, aged 45 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
. XX. B.10.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Mackay Cenotaph, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 42nd Infantry Battalion
5 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 1268, 42nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
5 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 1268, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
16 Jul 1918: Honoured Military Medal, London Gazette on 16 July 1918 on page 8333 at position 17.

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