Roll of Honour Harry Wraith Downes

Service number WX11159
Rank Lieutenant
Unit 2/6 Field Park Company
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 23 July 1943
Place of Death Thailand
Cause of Death Accidental (Drowning)
Cemetery or Memorial Details Singapore Memorial, Singapore
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Harry Wraith Downes's name is located at panel 25 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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