Service Number 4279

Died 18/01/1915

Aged 21

8th Mounted Rifles (Midlandse Ruiters)

Son of George Steven Downing and the late Kate Sarah Downing. Born at Tarkasud, Cape Province.


Location: Eastern Cape, South Africa
Number of casualties: 4

Cemetery/memorial reference: C.E. Sec. Row 7.

Cemetery details

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