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Hugh Maxwell DOUGLAS

Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
School"Riverview" School, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingBanking and Commercial
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMercantile manager
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hannah Elizabeth Douglas, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, London, England
Previous military serviceGunner in the Garrison Battery from about 18 years of age.
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 November 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (XXVIII, Row H, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah DOUGLAS, husband of Hannah E, DOUGLAS, Rupert Terrace, Ascot, Brisbane, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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