DOWNEY, Thomas

Service Number: 2684
Enlisted: 7 June 1915, Nambour, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goulburn, New South Wales, 6 July 1881
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sawyer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 35 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Eumundi Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Nambour Heroes Walk, Nambour Maroochy Shire War Dead Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2684, Nambour, Queensland
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2684, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2684, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
25 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2684, 49th Infantry Battalion, Messines

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