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Harley James DOHERTY

Regimental number6791
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMuswellbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Andrew Doherty, Bridge Street, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Andrew and Julie DOHERTY, Bridge Street, Muswellbrook, New South Wales. Born at Quirindi, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins who were killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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