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Colin Langston DOUGLAS

Regimental number397
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolScotch College, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address71 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Douglas, 69 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Colin Langstow Douglas on NR
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 28), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Onslow Gordon and Kate DOUGLAS, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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