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Douglas CROOKSTON

Regimental number2894
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressDarra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Crookston, Darra, Ipswich Line, Queensland
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollA2894
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5315 Pte Alexander CROOKSTON, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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