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Douglas Harold CREASEY

Regimental number17528
Place of birthBlackheath, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Creasey, 65A Belmont Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameCavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Sqiadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Discharge date11 September 1919
Other details

War service: Persia, Egypt, France

Embarked from Sydney, 9 May 1917; disembarked Basrah, 25 June 1917. Transferred to and taken on strength of 1st Australian Wireless Squadron from 23 May 1918. Marched out to Base, Baghdad, 25 June 1918. Marched in to Signal Park Base, Basra, for overseas, 7 July 1918.

Proceeded from Pt Said, Egypt, on board HT 'Elephanto' for overseas service in France, 17 August 1918. Proceeded to France from England, 20 November 1918.

Marched out to commence return to Australia, 17 April 1919; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 August 1919; discharged, 11 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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