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Richard DOUGLAS

Regimental number5653
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroom
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 3"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs M. Harii, 30 Dalrymple Street, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade Train, 1st Reinforcement, 12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Discharge date23 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 June 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 7 March 1919, for onward travel by sea to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 23 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOUGLAS Richard

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