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T662 CPL Andrew Douglas
25 Bn, 1 AIF
KIA near X Farm, France, on 27 April 1916.


He was born in Abbeyford, Scotland. Migrated to Australia with his family and was employed as a Railway Porter at the commencement of WW1.


He enlisted on the 19th of February 1915 and was posted to the 25th Battalion.


On the 4th of September 1915 he joined his Battalion on the ANZAC battlefield of Gallipoli Peninsula. He was treated a number of times for illnesses over the following two months prior to evacuating along with the rest of his Battalion at the end of the campaign.


On 18 March 1916 while in the field in France he was promoted to Corporal.


On 27 Apri 1916 while resting in the trenches he was writing a letter home to his bride when he was killed by the concussion of a stray German High Explosive shell.

 

Gravestone of Corporal Andrew DouglasHe is buried with his mates at X Farm Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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