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Dougald McKNIGHT

Regimental number285
Place of birthDumfries Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, John McKnight, Senguhar, Scotland, United Kingdom
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun 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 20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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