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Soldier profiles

Name : MCKEWEN, DOUGLAS
Service Number : QX700117 (QX4347)
Date of Birth : 05/05/1907
Place of Birth : GYMPIE, QLD
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 21/10/1939
Locality on Enlistment : GRANGE, QLD
Place of Enlistment : BRISBANE, QLD
Next of Kin : MCKEWEN, DAISY
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CAPTAIN
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : O.I.C 1 PLATOON A COMPANY (SYRIA), O.I.C. BREN GUN CARRIER PLATOON, A COMPANY HEADQUARTERS (DAEO, MOROTAI)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, NEW GUINEA, BORNEO
Actions : BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA), MAZRAAT ED DAHR (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 12/12/1945
Date Died : ??/??/1972
Age at Death : 65?
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 4873747 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_090593.jpg

Background : Involved in second forming of Battalion. Crematorium at Albany Creek, Queensland.