Thomas Leonard DOWNWARD

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DOWNWARD, Thomas Leonard

Service Numbers: 953, 2148
Enlisted: 13 April 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Moruya, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Leichhardt Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Ships Steward
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
III. B. 40
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leichhardt War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Involvement Private, SN 953, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps
19 Aug 1914: Embarked Private, SN 953, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
13 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2148, 1st Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2148, 1st Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2148, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2148, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Enlisted and served under alias of Thomas Leslie GRAYHAM.

Private Thomas Leonard Downward, aged 21 years was killed in action between August 6 and 9. He was the eldest son of Mr. C. C. Downward, of Stanley-street Leichhardt. He enlisted at the outbreak of war, and went to New Guinea with the 1st expeditionary force.
On his return he again enlisted and left Sydney on June 16.