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Frank Percival DOUST

Regimental number2396
Place of birthCawdor, Camden, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCanowindra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Doust, 'Avondale', Long's Corner Road, Canowindra, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Bullecourt, also at Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium. Also fought at Villers-Bretonneaux.
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death29.11
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Harriett DOUST, Cawdor, Camden District, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: Cecil CLARKE and Albert DOUST
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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