A. Henry Dowsing

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Albert Henry Dowsing was a soldier in the A.I.F. during World War I.



Dowsing was born at Ballarat East in 1889, the son of Albert Henry Dowsing and Sarah Ann Busfield.[1]

He enlisted on 17 August 1914, and joined the 8th Battalion.[2]

From the Argus, June 8, 1915:

"Private A. H. Dowsing (wounded) is a son of Mr. Dowsing, carpenter, of Ballarat, and nephew of the Rev. O. Dowling , of Footscray."[3]


Honoured on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour for his World War One service. His tree, No. 3, was planted on 4 June 1917, by Mrs. Lucas.[2]

See also



  1. Federation Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1889 Births, Ref. No. 531, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1997
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lucas and Co., Souvenir of the Avenue of Honour, Ballarat, 1916, pg. 8, http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/1985904
  3. 1915 'ROLL OF HONOUR.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 8 June, p. 6, viewed 9 December, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1522685

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--Beth Kicinski 12:39, 14 August 2013 (EST)

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