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Donald Charles DOUTCH

Regimental number1825
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
SchoolNorthcote State School No. 1447, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Wm J Doutch, 71 Union Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was wounded at Ancher, France and spent 18 months at Weymouth. Was released in September, 1918 and fell one month after on 5th October, 1918.
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHargicourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Joseph and Isabella DOUTCH, Clapham Street, Thornbury, Victoria. Native of Clifton Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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