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Robert DOUGLAS

Regimental number2628
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Culvert Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Robert Douglas, Northampton, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3088 Pte James DOUGLAS, 28th Bn, effective abroad, (still overseas).
Other detailsDied while a patient in Northfield Mental Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia.
Date of death1 July 1952
Age at death68
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 16, Grave 46), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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