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Douglas TEMBEY

Regimental number2941
Place of birthCleator Moor, Cumberland, England
Place of birthCleaton Moor, England
SchoolMontreal Boys' School, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Tembey, Cleaton Moor, Cumberland, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFull name given on RoH circular as Douglas Hastings TEMBEY. Migrated alone to Australia to join uncle's business in Brisbane.
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Annie TEMBEY, 22 Monteal Street, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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