Douglas Pulteney DALZELL


DALZELL, Douglas Pulteney

Service Number: 643
Enlisted: 20 December 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, 1887
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Overseer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 14 Headstone inscription reads: Greater love hath no man than this he lay down his life for his friends
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 643, Light Horse, Enlisted at Sydney
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 643, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 643, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
7 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 643, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Pultney Edward Dalzell and Catherine Mitchell Dalzell; brother of Margaret Dalzell of Kippenross, Dunblane, Scotland. Last known address was in 1922 of 4 Bligh Street, Sydney, NSW

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