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First World War, 1914-1918
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Original grave marker of 188 Trooper Victor Fairfax Dowse, Imperial Camel Corps (later 31st ...
Original grave marker of 188 Trooper Victor Fairfax Dowse, Imperial Camel Corps (later 31st Battalion), of Bundaberg, Qld. Son of Charles and Louisa Dowse, of Paddington, Qld. A milkman prior to enlisting at Brisbane, Qld on 15 July 1915, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wandilla (A62) on 9 November 1915. He died of heat exhaustion on 24 June 1916 in Sherika, Egypt, aged 19. He is buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt..