|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Cardiff, Wales|
|School||Aldershot Public School, England|
|Address||87 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Child; Wife, Miss Ellen Lilian Jessie Doherty, State Children's Department, Adelaide, SA ; also Mrs Albina Kate Doherty, c/o Mrs West, 4 Wright Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Royal Marines Light Infantry; time expired.|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1629|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Stated to be Edward James Doherty on NR|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915 (gun shot wound, right thigh), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and thence to HS 'Glenart Castle, 8 December 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 December 1915; discharged to Overseas Base for duty, 20 January 1916; rejoined Bn, Ismailia, 5 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 15 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.
Apointed Lance Corporal, Belgium, 29 September 1916.
Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, France, 9 November 1916 (otitis media), and transferred same day to 36th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 10 November 1916, and admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Etretat, 11 November 1916; discharged to duty, 16 November 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, for Medical Board (deafness), 27 November 1916; transferred to England, 28 November 1916; to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 8 December 1916. Discharged on furlough, 24 January 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 February 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: otitits media), Adelaide, 6 August 1917.
Total war service: 2 years 87 days (of which 2 years 33 days were abroad).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal