|Place of birth||Castlemaine, Co Kerry, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Doyle, Castlemaine, Kerry, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Proyart 23-26 August 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked, Brisbane, 21 October 1915; disembarked, Suez, Egypt, 28 November 1915; allotted to and proceeded to join the 12th Bn, Zeitoun, 1 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, France, 5 April 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station (gun shot wound: right arm, left knee), 24 July 1916; to 27th Ambulance Train, 24 July 1916; to 5th Red Cross Hospital, 25 July 1916; to England, 2 August 1916; admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, England, 2 August 1916; discharged, 23 August 1916; marched into Perham Downs Command Depot, 13 September 1916; marched into Hurdcott Command Depot, 3 November 1916; proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone, 15 February 1917; rejoined unit; 10 March 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 10 April 1917; to be Corporal, 7 June 1917; detached for duty with 3rd Training Bn and placed on supernumerary list, 21 July 1917; marched into 3rd Training Bn, England, 21 July 1917; on command at Chisolm Gun School, 6 August 1917; on command at Bombing School, Durrington, 13 August 1917.
Found guilty, 21 September 1917, of (1) being absent without leave from, 21 September 1917, until, 26 September 1917: forfeits 12 days' pay.
Attached for duty with permanent cadre of Overseas Training Brigade, 7 November 1917; marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 8 November 1917; returned to 12th Bn and proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone, 1 May 1918; marched into New Zealand Infantry Base Depot, Etaples, France, 2 May 1918; marched out to unit, 4 May 1918.
Admitted to 54th Casualty Clearing Station (scabies) en route to unit, 9 May 1918; to 12th Stationary Hospital, 9 May 1918; discharged to duty, 12 May 1918; rejoined Bn from supernumerary list, 19 May 1918; promoted to Sergeant, 1 August 1918.
Admitted to 5th Casualty Clearing Station (venereal disease), 6 September 1918; to 6th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 8 September 1918; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 10 September 1918; discharged to Base, 9 October 1918, total period of treatment for venereal disease: 34 days; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, 11 October 1918; marched out to unit, 28 October 1918; rejoined unit, 29 October 1918; marched out for return to Australia, 30 January 1919; embarked, Havre, for England, 3 February 1919; marched into Overseas Training Brigade from France, Longbridge Deverill, England, 4 February 1919.
Found guilty, 26 February 1919, of (1) being absent without leave from 11:59 pm, 23 February 1919, until 2 pm, 24 February 1919: reprimanded; forfeits 1 day's pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Trasos Montes', 7 April 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 22 May 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 4 August 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star (returned: 29 March 1924), British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOYLE Jack|