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Loy Joseph DORAN

Regimental number1965
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
SchoolBondi, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressAccount No 0106141, State Savings Bank, Seymour Camp (Agency), Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Loy Doran, Beaconsfield Hotel, Beaconsfield Parade, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He enlisted as Trooper in the Reinforcement after the Battle of Gallipoli." Details from Mother.
FateDied as a result of accident 26 June 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Roy Joseph Doran on NR
Place of death or woundingMesopotania, Egypt
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 45), Palestine.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Loraine Orr and Kathleen DORAN, 25 Vale Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Wellington, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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