David MacNair DOIG

Regimental number2851
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
SchoolState School, Dundee, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia16
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressState School, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A P Doig, Tailor, Wagin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNamps-Au-Val British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander Paton and Sarah Sands Goldie DOIG, Tavistock Street, Wagin, Western Australia. Native of Dundee, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: [2806] Lt Peter William Kenneth DOIG MC, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal