The AIF Project

William Huggett DOUGLAS

Date of birth10 August 1895
OccupationMarine engineer
Address'Ailsa', Ferrier Street, Rockdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Douglas, 'Ailsa', Ferrier Street, Rockdale, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion


Unit: 33rd Battalion
Promotion date: 1 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Work at Messines Ridge from 7 to 11 June 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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