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John Frederick Downie

Studio portrait of 1394 Private (Pte) John Frederick Downie, 11th Reinforcements, 4th Light Horse Regiment (4LHR) of Melbourne, Vic (originally of South Dunedin, New Zealand). Pte Downie enlisted on 8 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Palermo on 29 October 1915. He returned to Australia on 15 May 1919 with the 13LHR.

Private Fred Downie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Downie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1394 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C Downie, 120 Melbourne Street, South Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 July 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1394 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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14 May 2019JackieWellingtonOther relative

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