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William Joseph DOHERTY

Regimental number2395
Place of birthRichmond, Yorkshire, England
SchoolSt Joseph's College, Kilburn, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
AddressBoulevarde, Sutherland, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Doherty, Boulevarde, Sutherland, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Josephine DOHERTY, husband of Mrs M.A. DOHERTY, "Jesmond Dene" Oak Road, Sutherland, New South Wales. Born at Richmond, Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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