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Frank DOLOGHAN

Regimental number5998
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHospital attendant
AddressSt Vincents Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Dologhan, Ormean Street, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm Depot, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Discharge date17 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Australia 14 September 1916; marched in to No. 3 Command Depot, England, 13 October 1916. To 1st Training Bn, 30 October 1916. To Delhi Hospital, Perham Downs, (to see eye specialist) 26 November 1916; discharged from hospital and returned to 1st Training Bn, Tidworth, 27 February 1917. Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, 23 March 1917 (not yet diagnosed); discharged from hospital and returned to 1st Training Bn, Durrington.

Proceeded overseas to France, 30 July 1917; to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 31 July 1917. Admitted to No. 1 General Hospital (not yet diagnosed) 15 October 1917. Transferred to No. 4 Convalescent Depot (adenoids) 20 October 1917. Discharged to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, 4 November 1917. Taken on strength of 2nd Bn, from 19th Reinforcements Bn, 11 November 1917. To Paris on leave 14 February 1918; rejoined Bn, 22 February 1918. To England, on furlough, 23 August 1918; rejoining 2nd Bn, 12 September 1918.

Detached for duty, as a Batman, with Australian Corps Headquarters, 12 September 1918; rejoined Bn, 20 September 1918. Detached for duty with No. 2 Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 23 September 1918; to hospital sick, whilst on detachment, 25 December 1918. Admitted to 1st Field Ambulance and transferred to 55th Casualty Clearing Station (opthalmic) 25 December 1918. Rejoined 2nd Company Australian Army Service Corps, 28 December 1918. Detached to No. 4 Company Australian Army Service Corps, 24 February 1919. Transferred to No. 2 Company, ASSC, from 2nd Bn, and appointed as a Driver, 24 September 1919. Transferred to No. 3 Company, ASSC, 20 March 1919.

Marched out for return to Australia, 29 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Ceramic', 9 August 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 3 October 1919, discharged 17 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOLOGHAN Frank

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