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William DOUGLAS

Regimental number4104
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
SchoolSt Johns, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address41 Ballast Point Road, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, R Douglas, 7 Monk Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Previous military serviceServed in 1st Durham Light Infantry South Africa, 1899-1900, 1901-1902.
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1916
Place of death or wounding7th Australian Field Ambulance
Age at death34
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row N, Grave No. 16), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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