William Dykes Dougall

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William Dykes Dougall
Personal Information
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1910
Place of Birth New South Wales
Death 11 Jan 1987, aged 76
Place of Death Bruce Rock, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 31 years, 11 months
Occupation Dairy farmer
Religion Methodist
Address Byford, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Thomas Waddell Dougall
Military Information
Reg Number W67624
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Corporal
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1943at Byford, dairy hand.

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 William enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps in Armadale and was taken on strength by the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 Jul 1942 he was appointed Lance Corporal, and on 23 Sep 1942 he was promoted Corporal. With the rest of his unit he was placed in reserve on 1 May 1945. (William had initially been called up on 6 Mar 1941, but was released as he was in a protected occupation.)

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1980 at Byford, dairy hand;


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