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Frederick George DOUGHARTY

Regimental number7362
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs H E Dougharty, 9 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was a good all round athlete specifically in tennis and cricket and more lately golf in which he was particularly well known in Tasmania. He was Captain of the Lindifarne Club and for a number of years played in the North and South Contest. He passed for a Commission at Candels, England and was killed doing his tests in the firing line." Details from Wife.
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 570), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Hamilton and Catherine Henrietta DOUGHARTY, husband of Helen E, DOUGHARTY, 9 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: Major A.A. Swan of 110 Houitzer Battery AFC distinguished himself gaining ths MC on the Penninsula and the DSO on the Western Front, being mentioned several times in despatches. Brother in law: Francis Raymond Swan, was killed at Gallipoli on 24th May, 1915.
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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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