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Douglas Hector Macdonald CROLL

Regimental number52690
Date of birth1 June 1899
Place of birthNew Plymouth, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmonger
AddressArlington Street, Banksia, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Eliza Croll, c/o P G Palmer, 4 Marshall's Cottage, Karaka, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the New Zealand Cadets.
Enlistment date19 February 1918
Place of enlistmentRockdale, New South Wales
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROLL Douglas Hector Macdonald

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