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Douglas Hamilton YEO

Regimental number7094
Place of birthDubbo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
AddressAldersyde, Dubbo, New South Wales
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J.W. Yeo, Aldersyde, Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1972 Driver Douglas Hamilton YEO, 1st Field Squadron Engineers, returned to Australia, 28 January 1919; Nephew: 1973 Driver John Leslie YEO, 4th Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1973

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