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George Fleming DOIG

Regimental number1655
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
Other NamesGeorge Flemming
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Doig, 107 Strathmelton Road, Dundee, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1487
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1915
Discharge date18 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 1st Bn at Gallipoli, 7 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 13 August 1915 (gun shot wound, eye), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance and thence to 1st Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to HS 'Salta', 14 August 1915, and disembarked Malta, 17 August 1915, and admitted to Hamrun Hospital.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board 'Kanowna', 20 October 1915; arrived Melbourne, 22 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit), 18 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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