|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Hyde Park, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Mary Douglas, Caithness Street, Hyde Park, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 2.5 years in the South Australian Scottish Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; left of own accord.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Margaret DOUGLAS|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 11 June 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 12 June 1916; to HS 'Galeka', 7 July 1916 (paratyphoid), and transferred to England, and admitted to 1st Western General Hospital, 19 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France from 8th Training Bn, 5 December 1916.
Wounded in action, 28 April 1918 (gas), and admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 20th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 37, 29 April 1918, and admitted to 24th General Hospital, Etaples; transferred to England, 3 May 1918, and admitted to 2/1 Southern General Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, 4 May 1918; transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 16 May 1918; discharged on furlough, 20 May 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 3 June 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 4 July 1918; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 6 July 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 3 days.
Marched out to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 27 August 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 1 October 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 24 October 1918; rejoined 32nd Bn, in the field, 30 October 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 2 April 1919; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||34|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 8 East, Grave 3), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOUGLAS John|