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John DOUGLAS

Regimental number6315
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address35 Bell Street, Petrie Terrace,Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, James Douglas, 35 Bell Street, Petrie Terrace,Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 17), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane DOUGLAS, 35 Bell Street, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Gorrie, via Toowoomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte W.E. Douglas, 9th Battalion, AIF Brother: Pte James Douglas, 25th Battalion, AIF, returned disabled.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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