Born in Warwick in 1897 to William and Rebecca Law, Douglas Law enlisted for the AIF on the 13th September 1915 in Toowoomba. At the time, Douglas was working as a plumber. Pte Law embarks on the ship HMAT Wandilla on the 31st January 1916 bound for the Western Front via Egypt.
On the 12th June 1916, Pte Law disembarks in Marseilles, France, and marches straight into action on the Western Front.
Pte Law’s service and casualty record provides great detail regarding his service, sickness, and some incidents which bring him to the attention of the military police. Having completed the required period for active service in the AIF, Pte Douglas Law was officially discharged and on the 15th May 1919, embarked on the ship HT Orontes for his return to Sydney Australia. He arrived home on the 30th June 1919.