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Douglas McNAUGHT

Regimental number10
Place of birthAmberley, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinC McNaught, Amberley, New Zealand
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMobile Vet Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number27/1/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Veterinary Section
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

Migrated to New Zealand and then to Australia in 1910.

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1969

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