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Thomas Leslie DOUGLAS

Regimental number1527
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolPerth State School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGuildford Road, Belmont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Douglas, Guildford Road, Belmont, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 04-6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L. Grave No. 46), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr E.A. and Caroline DOUGLAS, Guildford Road, Belmont, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lionel Kent, killed in Bullecourt.

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