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Albert Edward DOLING

Regimental number2132
Place of birthUltimo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address636 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A E Doling, 636 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Westhoek on 20 September 1917.
Recommendation date: 25 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919

Military Medal

'During the operations on 20th September 1917 near WESTHOEK these two stretcher bearers [2015 H. TARGETT and 2132 A.E. DOLING] worked consistenly carrying and attending wounded for 24 hours, with little rest or food. They have on previous occasions displayed unselfish devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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