George DOWN

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DOWN, George

Service Number: 676
Enlisted: 25 August 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bowen Hills, Queensland, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Boys' Grammar School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Articled clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 12 February 1918
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane Grammar School Memorial Library WW1 Honour Board 1
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 12th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 12th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Suevic, Melbourne
10 Feb 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Shell wound (left shoulder, arm and head)
12 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 42nd Infantry Battalion

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