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John Singers DOUGLAS

Regimental number281
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolGeorge Watsons School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia25
AddressAustralian Hotel, Winton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, James Douglas, 59 Spottiswood Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret Singers DOUGLAS. Native of Edinburgh, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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