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Hector James DOUGLAS

Regimental number6999
Place of birthCaulfield, Victoria
SchoolMiddle Park State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStoreman
Address98 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr W Douglas, Block Arcade 98 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLe Chapelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 6), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr W. and the late Isabella DOUGLAS, The Block, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria. Born at Caulfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: R Dickie, 8th Battal;ion, killed in action in France on 25th July, 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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