|Place of birth||Langley, Victoria|
|School||Kyneton High School, Knyeton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert William Douglas, Greenhill PO, Greenhill, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; for 6 months in 22nd Battery, Australian Field Artillery, Citizen Forces, Kyneton: resigned.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/75/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||18.10|
|Age at death from cemetery records||18|
|Place of burial||Rue-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 1), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: R.W. and E.D. DOUGLAS, Green Hill, Victoria, Australia. Native of Langley, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Two cousins, killed in action.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 4 April 1916; disembarked Alexandria.
Admitted to 2nd australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 12 May 1916 (heart disease).
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post, 25 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOUGLAS John Alexander|