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William Robert DUGAY

Regimental number119
Place of birthEngland
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
Addressc/o Mrs Wood, Douglas Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinAnnie Wood, Douglas Park, Southern Line, New South Wales
Previous military serviceEscorted Duke and Duchess of Canought, present King and Queen. 12 years in Navy.
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1915
Place of death or woundingHeliopolis, Egypt
Date of death26 August 1915
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 63), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Annie WOOD, Ely, Douglas Park, Southern Line, New South Wales. Born at Basingstoke, England
Family/military connectionsBrother served nearly 4 years.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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