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George DOUGLAS

Regimental number1800
Date of birth21 January 1898
Place of birthMurrurundi, New South Wales
Other NamesKenneth George
SchoolNewtown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address37 Addison Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Douglas, 9 Bridge Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in action, 20 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G.E. and Mary Douglas
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 848 Lance Corporal Alan Edward DOUGLAS, 20th Bn, killed in action, 30 July 1916; 2879 Lance Sergeant Gordon Leslie DOUGLAS, 17th Bn, killed in action, 15 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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