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Frederick James DOUGLAS

Regimental number6543
Place of birthAustralia Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCanterbury Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingElectrical Engineer
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHurlstone Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Douglas, Starkey Street, Hurlstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death17.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eleanor Alice DOUGLAS, 'Douglasville', Starkey Street, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Herbert Douglas (New Zealand Imp. Forces).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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