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James Alfred DOUST

Regimental number56
Place of birthEsperance, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressNorseman, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Doust, Esperance Bay, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

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