Henry Clyde DOWNS

DOWNS, Henry Clyde

Service Number: QX33838
Enlisted: 28 July 1941
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 31/51 (amalgamated) Infantry Battalion AMF
Born: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, 14 June 1906
Home Town: Malanda, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Company Manager / Secretary, N.Q. Co-Op Dairy Producers Marketing Federation
Died: Killed in Action, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Pacific Islands, 10 June 1945, aged 38 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated: - Panel 5, Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 31/51 Australian Infantry Battalion (AIF) Roll of Honour, Cairns - 31/51 Australian Infantry Battalion, Malanda Eacham Memorial Gates, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Captain, QX33838
28 Jul 1941: Enlisted
13 Sep 1941: Enlisted QX33838, 31/51 (amalgamated) Infantry Battalion AMF

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Biography contributed by Dianne Black

Parents: - Son of Matthew Downs and Mary Ann Tulk married 4th May 1904 at the Methodist Parsonage in Lismore, New South Wales.

Wife: - Minnie Etta "Pat" Reeves (married 27th December 1978 in St James Cathedral, Townsville, Queensland), of Southport, Queensland.