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Douglas Dowles LAKIE

Regimental number2944
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
SchoolNaracoorte High School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGrant Avenue, Toorak, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Gertrude Lakie, c/o Mrs Lee, Grant Avenue, Toorak, South Australia
Enlistment date13 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Douglas Vowles Lakie on NR
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death18.11
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Australian 46), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma LAKIE, Melbourne

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