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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private Sydney Victor McDougall

1895
Born in Newport, VIC
20/9/1916
Enlisted at Geelong, VIC in the AIF, 18th Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, aged 20
23/11/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A20 Hororata
29/1/1917
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
24/4/1917
Proceeded overseas to France
14/5/1917
Joined the 22nd Battalion in the field
28/1/1918
Court martial: charged with desertion in that he failed to accompany his platoon to the front line ... and remained absent until arrested at Romarin Camp. - sentenced to five years P.S.
22/2/1918
Sentenced suspended
20/5/1918
Sentenced remitted
23/7/1918
Wounded in action - gassed
9/8/1918
Invalided back to England
11//8/1918
Admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester
2/4/1919
Married Margaret Ellen Grapper
9/8/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Ceramic
27/9/1919
Returned to Australia with his wife
21/12/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1934
Living in Balliang, VIC
1980
Died in Bacchus Marsh, VIC, aged 85

Last updated by lee, Sun, 29 Aug 2021 12:04:54