Douglas John Albin CORSER

CORSER, Douglas John Albin

Service Number: 1636
Enlisted: 15 February 1916, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1898
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Victoria Park, Western Australia, 29 November 1981, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Western Australia
Cremated and ashes scattered to the wind
Memorials: East Victoria Park Memorial Wall, Trinity Church Perth HR, Victoria Park State School Honour Board, Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1636, 44th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
6 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 1636, 44th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Suevic embarkation_ship_number: A29 public_note: ''
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 1636, 44th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Fremantle
10 Jan 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1636, 44th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound to the left knee. Invalided to England from Boulogne on 29 January 1917
21 Feb 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 1636, 44th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at 5th Military District as wounded

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Cecil Harry Corser and Emily Maud Corser nee Lyall of 16 Oswald Street, Victoria Park, WA. Brother of Dorothy May Corser, Harry Vaughan Corser, Nellie Florence Corser, Eric Corser, Frank Corser and Winifred Corser

During 1923 Douglas married Eileen McGrath in Perth, WA

Commenced return to Australia on 18 October 1917 aboard HT Beltana disembarking on the 3 December 1917

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal