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George Alexander Clarence DOUGLAS

Date of birth9 November 1885
Place of birthMaclean New South Wales
Other trainingMB, University of Edinburgh, 1912
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressKelvin Grove, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs A C E Douglas, 'Braeside', Aldridge Street, Auchenflower, Queensland
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps; Served in the 9th Air Officer Training Course, University of Edinburgh.
Enlistment date16 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameNo 6 Section, Sea Transport Staff
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollNo. 6 Company Transport Staff
Promotions

Major


Promotion date: 16 July 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Discharge date13 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1440 Pte Ralph Edmonds DOUGLAS, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919; Lt William Joseph Fletcher DOUGLAS, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918; 1604 Corporal William Mather DOUGLAS, 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 8 August 1917; disembarked Liverpool, 3 October 1917. Attached to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 3-4 October 1917; Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 4-25 October 1917. Commenced return to Australia, 25 October 1917.

Embarked from Melbourne, 19 January 1918; disembarked London, 21 March 1918. Commenced return to Australia, 5 April 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 June 1918; discharged, 13 July 1918.

Medal: British War Medal

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