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Douglas Dunbar JAMIESON

Place of birthKew, Victoria
SchoolHawthorn Grammar School, VIC and Private Tuition
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressStawell, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs M G Jamieson, 5 Tennyson Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Previous military serviceHeld a commission in Citizens Military Forces
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameConvalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/84/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross,


Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1919)

Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He took his degree at Melbourne University where he was a good athlete and won a 10 mile cross country championship run. Was a frequent contributor to the various papers both in time and prose." Details from wife
FateDied of accidental injuries 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 3), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Annie JAMIESON; husband of Mary G. JAMIESON, 47 Princess Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Native of Kew
Family/military connectionsHis elder brother Stanley C Jamieson served as MO with the Tasmanians in the S African war and was also a member of the AIF.

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