Thomas Leslie DOUGLAS


DOUGLAS, Thomas Leslie

Service Number: 1527
Enlisted: 3 May 1915, Enlisted at Perth
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1896
Home Town: Belmont, Belmont, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth State School, Perth
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Pozières, France, 4 August 1916
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Plot 1V, Roe L, Grave 46, Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, Pozieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Belmont War Memorial, Victoria Park Church of the Transfiguration Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

3 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1527, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth
5 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1527, 28th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
5 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1527, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Ernest Albert and Caroline Douglas of 'Kia-Ora' Guilford Road, Belmont, WA

2 March 1916 - to hospital sick - Meningitis

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