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Douglas James McLAINE

Regimental number1877
Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
Address30 Nicholas Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mark James McLaine, 30 Nicholas Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military service60th Infantry
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 February 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 25) (Rosenberg Plateau), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark and Sarah MCLAINE, 132 Stewart Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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