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Regimental number2601
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStrathalbyn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinStep-Sister, Mrs Helen Gemmel, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Discharge date22 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered on Embarkation Roll as Alan Jack DOUGHERTY.
Date of death21 July 1972

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