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Douglas James FREEMAN

Regimental number1872
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
Other trainingGawler School of Mines
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDental mechanic
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gertrude Freeman, High Street, Gawler, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet.
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial A. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Edward and Mary Gertrude FREEMAN, High Street, Gawler, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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