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Douglas Roy Elwn OLIFENT

Regimental number809
Date of birth18 August 1890
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrunswick Road, Dulwich, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H S Olifent, Brunswick Road, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France.

Wounded, Gallipoli, 6 June 1915; invalided to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt; recovered. Contracted trench feet, November 1916; invalided to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, England; recovered.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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