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Douglas SAYE

Regimental number394
Place of birthThe Manse, Middle Lambrook, South Petherton, Somerset, England
SchoolPublic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
OccupationGrocers assistant
Addressc/o Mr Ellis, Sobraon, Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G Saye, Middle Lambrook, South Petherton Somersetshire, England
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSurname SAY on ROH.
FateDied of wounds 28 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 161), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth SAY, The Manse, Mid Lambrook, Somerset, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 506 Corporal Leonard SAY, 1st Brigade Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 7 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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