Name: William John Downey

 

Birth Date: 1893 Where: New South Wales
Died: Where:
Place of Enlistment: Blackboy Hill, Western Australia Age: 22
Serial Number: 1924 Battalion: 28th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Private

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal,

 

Photograph Downey

Service Details:

 

 

24 June

1915                      Enlisted Perth

12 October

1915                      Gallipoli

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

25 June

1916                      Hospital

17 August

1916                      Rejoined Battalion

6 September

1916                      Belgium

4 October

1916                      Hospital

11 November

1916                      Rejoined Battalion

February

1917                      Warlencourt

March

1917                      Attack on Malt Trench

May

1917                      Battle of Bullecourt (Hindenburg Line)

June

1917                      Bapaume

August

1917                      Cassel

18 September

1917                      Ypres

October

1917                      Broodseine & Passchendale

26 October

1917                      Battle of Passchendale (Ypres)

December

1917                      Red Lodge

7 April

1918                      Dernacourt

20 April

1918                      Ville Sur-Ancre

May

1918                      Morlancourt

1 June

1918                      Hospital

9 September

1918                      Rejoined Battalion

11 November

1918                      Armistice

7 April

1919                      Disembarked Australia

3 June

1919                      Discharged

 

 

 

 

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