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Douglas IRONS

Regimental number1727
Place of birthEmu Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressEmu Railway Station PO, Emu Railway Station, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Margaret Grace, Emu Railway Station PO, Emu Railway Station, Victoria
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Date of death25 July 1953
Place of burialDunolly Cemetery

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