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Douglas Samuel SOLOMONS

Regimental number2164
Place of birthMurwillumbah, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressTweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 9.5"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Era Solomons, Murwillumbah, Tweed River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louis and Eva SOLOMONS. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date18 September 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 13 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 31 January 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 18 September 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Deatha ttributed to war service.
Date of death24 March 1939
Age at death49
Place of burialMount Thompson Crematorium, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SOLOMONS Douglas Samuel

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