|Place of birth||Kilrea, Londonderry, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Father, William Doole, Mynock, Kilrea, Londonderry, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2478A Pte Hugh DOOLE, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 16 August 1915; taken on strength of unit, Mudros, 18 November 1915; marched in to Alexandria, Egypt, 4 January 1916; taken on strength of 49th Bn, Habeite, 29 February 1916; taken on strength of 13th Machine Gun Company, 25 March 1916 (Tel el Kebir).
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916; promoted Corporal, 23 August 1916; promoted Sergeant, 3 October 1916; promoted to Lieutenant, 8 February 1917.
Wounded in action, admitted to 77th Field Ambulance and transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 12 June 1917 (gun shot wound to head); to 14th General Hospital, Boulogne, 13 June 1917; to England, 19 June 1917; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, England, 19 June 1917; transferred to 6th Auxiliary Hospital, 11 October 1917 (various gun shot wounds to body).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 18 October 1917; disembarked Brisbane, 10 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit), 15 January 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOOLE John Hunter|