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Douglas Gordon OAKLEY

Regimental number360
Place of birthTaunton England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Maud Oakley, 14 The Crescent, Taunton, Somerset, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Has rendered valuable services by throughness and devotion to duty during period February to September 1917.'
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

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

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