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Douglas Wye WEEKES

Regimental number19375
Date of birth--/11/1894
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationSalesman
Address35 Chesterfield Parade, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C E Weekes, 35 Chesterfield Parade, Waverley, New South Wales
Previous military service22nd Infantry
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 29380 Gunner Jack Stuart WEEKES, Howitzer Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1977
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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