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William Richard DOOLAN

Place of birthOakleigh, Victoria
Other trainingMelbourne University (Second year law student)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressBox 1045 GPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs L F Doolan, Box 1045 GPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row R, Grave No. 42), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Oakleigh, Victoria

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