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Douglas Harry CREE

Regimental number60337
Date of birth12 April 1897
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
OccupationMotor cycle mechanic's tester
AddressKirribilli, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.25"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Cree, 'Deepdene', 63 Campbell Street, Kirribilli, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; for 3 years in the 17th Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date24 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date10 December 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918. Admitted to ship's hospital, 16 October 1918 (influenza); discharged, 21 October 1918. Disembarked, London, England, 14 November 1918, and marched in to 5th Training Bn.

Attached for duty to Motor Transport Section, 2 December 1918

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha'; disembarked Melbourne, 24 November 1919; discharged, 10 December 1919.

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