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Andrew James DOHERTY

Regimental number2464
Place of birthTexas, Queensland
SchoolSmithfield State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressInglewood, Texas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Jane Doherty, GPO Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death29.3
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 47), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen Jane DOHERTY, 'Hazeldean', 878 Brunswick Street, New Farm, Queensland. Native of Taxas, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2651 Pte Thomas Augustine DOHERTY, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919; 2465 Pte william DOHERTY, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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