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John Dowie was a 20 year old, unmarried farmer from Miners' Rest when he enlisted on 28th May 1915. He was posted to the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2189. On 18th August 1916 he was killed in action at Pozieres, and his name is listed on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
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