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Douglas Alexander FRATER

Regimental number114
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressMerihula, Narrabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMr Frater, Merihula, Narrabri, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 25 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'At AMMAN on 25th September, 1918, for great dash and initiative in that he pushed ahead of his Squadron and scouted close up to the position held by the enemy killing two and preventing the remainder from occupying the crest of a commanding ridge.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
Date: 17 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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