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Douglas was born in 1892 to Andrew and Alice Mary Tweedie. He was the youngest of 5 siblings, all of whom trained to be teachers. He had 3 sisters, Emma, Elizabeth, and Alice, and an older brother James. He trained as a teacher at Sunderland Day Training College and Armstrong College and then taught at Redby County School, Sunderland. Douglas died of his wounds in Arras, France, on 1st May 1917 aged 25.
Douglas is buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. North East War Memorials Project.
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