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Colin Alexander DOUGHERTY

Regimental number634
Date of birth27 May 1898
Place of birthPalmerville, Queensland
AddressTewantin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Sarah Dougherty, Tewantin, Queensland
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date20 /08/1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (shell wound, left leg).

Wounded in action (second occasion), 26 May 1918 (gassed).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 20 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 November 1971
Age at death73
Place of burialQueensland Garden of Remembrance, Bridgeman Downs, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOUGHERTY Colin Alexander

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