Douglas was born on May 5 1921 in Cobalt Ontario as the son of Leonard (English) and Ada Bound, of Toronto. His parents were married on March 27 1919 in Montreal. His sisters were Muriel Bound, Hazel Charbonneau nee Bound and Diane Bound.
His profession was a blacksmith and he was member of the United Church.
He enlisted on July 29 1940 in Toronto and he went overseas to the UK on September 2 1941 and he went thereafter to France on June 6 1944 for the D-Day landing.
Douglas was killed in action on Friday June 9 age 23 in the D Coy near Putot en Bessin and he was temporarily buried there and he was on January 18 1945 reburied in Bretteville S/Laize.
At his headstone: BELOVED SON & BROTHER. GAVE HIS LIFE THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. WE WILL CHERISH HIS MEMORY
And his medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.
His name is at the monument in Putot en Bessin.