Frederick Ernest Michael DOWNIE

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DOWNIE, Frederick Ernest Michael

Service Number: 2245
Enlisted: 3 June 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Port Kembla, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

3 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2245, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2245, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2245, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas and Sarah Downie of Port Kembla, NSW.

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

Previously served in the St George's Rifles, NSW