|Place of birth||Fermoy, Ireland|
|Address||Westerleigh, Moss Vale, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Owen Dolan, Cork Hill, Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Irish Volunteers; left the country.|
|Place of enlistment||Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 10|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/16/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked, Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked, Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917; marched into Training Bn, Fovant, 27 August 1917; appointed acting Corporal, 30 August 1917; reverts to Private, Tidworth, 20 September 1917; appointed acting Corporal, 25 September 1917; promoted to Corporal to complete establishment, 7 November 1917; reverts to ranks, 12 March 1918; proceeded overseas to France, 12 March 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, France, 13 March 1918; marched out to unit, 14 March 1918; taken on strength of 4th Pioneer Bn, 19 March 1918; to Australian Corps Gas School, 24 March 1918; rejoined unit, 12 April 1918.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance (sick), 21 April 1918, rejoined unit, 24 April 1918.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance (defective vision), 13 June 1918; to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 14 June 1918; to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 15 June 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 15 June 1918; transferred to England, 1 July 1918; marched into Weymouth Command Depot, England, 1 July 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic' for discharge (defective vision), 1 July 1918; disembarked, Sydney for Brisbane, 9 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 2 November 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOLAN Richard Mortimer|