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Douglas CURRAN

Regimental number2809
Place of birthGrahamstown New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Shepardstown, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGroom
AddressGrahamstown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation17
Next of kinFather, Matthew Curran, Grahamstown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date26 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied of wounds 20 April 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 12), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mathew and Margaret CURRAN, Post Office, Grahamstown, New South Wales

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