The AIF Project

Edward DOHERTY

Regimental number1938
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address49 Canning Street, North, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Doherty, 49 Canning Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded 2 November 1916)


Recommendation date: 18 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'Showed great dash and gallantry during the raid on the enemy's trenches in the HOLLANDSCHESCHUUR Salient on the night of 30th September, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Date of death10 December 1966

Print format