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Douglas Frank RAE

Regimental number1275
Date of birth--/11/1894
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressChurch Street, Pymble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alexander M Rae, Church Street, Pymble, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF20
Promotion date: 3 November 1915


Unit: INF20 MGO
Promotion date: 15 March 1916


Unit: Div 4 MG Coy
Promotion date: 10 August 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 28 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 24 October 1918.
Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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