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Dougald Alexander MACPHERSON

Regimental number5060
Place of birthSouth Grafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMachinist
Address36 Westbourne Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs D Macpherson, 36 Westbourne Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Dougald and Digold
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Susan MACPHERSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 February 1935
Age at death54
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales

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