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William Robert DUGAY (Sergeant 119)
Birth: 1880 Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Death: 26 August 1915 (age 35) No 1 General Hospital, Cairo
Cemetery or Memorial: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Mother: Annie Dugay
William arrived in Australia from England 14 March 1900. He gave his occupation as Bootmaker when he enlisted 2 September 1914 at Sydney and his next of kin his mother Mrs Annie Wood of Ely Douglas Park. His father was deceased.
He had previously served 12 years in the Navy and also worked on a dredge with the Deptartment of Public Works in Sydney.
William served in the 3rd Battalion A.I.F. He departed Sydney on the 'Euripides' 19 October 1914.
His brother Private George Wood served in France 1917-1919 and was wounded in action twice before returning home.
(Photograph of William Dugay courtesy Australian War Memorial)
Sergeant William Robert DUGAY died at No 1 General Hospital, Cairo 26 August 1915 from shrapnel wounds to his head received in action between 7 and 12 August 1915 at Gallipoli age 35.
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