We remember Robert Jeffray Douglas

We remember Robert Jeffray Douglas

Timeline

Timeline

1869
birth Source:8742485 1869
1914
appointments Commanding Officer of the 5th Battalion Source:8742296 5th November 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:5515306 5th November 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5515306 5th November 1914
1916
dates Age 47 Source:8742485 3rd July 1916
location Ashlea, Bellahouston, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:8742485
1916
death Killed in Action About 10.00 a.m. Colonel Douglas was killed, being sniped in the head while in B Sap. It was thought that he had exposed his head over the parapet while observing with his periscope. Givenchy France Source:8742296 3rd July 1916
awards CMG Other War Service Award Source:8742485
burial Bethune Town Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Bethune Cemetery, Grave No 27, Band T France III.K.27 Source:8742485 Source:8742296

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Jeffray
Initials RJ
Last Name Douglas,
Source 8742485
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ashlea, Bellahouston, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
CMG Other War Service Award
CMG British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Parker McMath mother
William Douglas father

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Edwin2371
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Edwin2371
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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Digital Collections of the National Library of Australia Edwin2371
Unit War Diary of 5th Scottish Rifles Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371

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