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Regimental number7339
Place of birthShankhill, Dublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 9"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Doyle, Shanganah Castle, Shankill, County Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Casualty Clearing Station
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date19 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British expeditionary Force, 20 April 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 27 April 1916.

Transferred to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 March 1917.

Admitted to 10th Field Ambulance, 30 March 1917 (lumbago), and transferred to Divisional Rest Station; discharged to duty, 7 April 1917.

Proceeded to Paris on leave, 16 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 18 March 1918.

On leave to united Kingdom, 25 October 1918. Admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, while on leave, 26 October 1918 (influenza); discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 11 November 1918; rejoined unit in France, 9 December 1918.

Marched out to United Kingdom for return to Australia, 13 January 1919; marched in to AAMC Training Depot, Fovant, 14 January 1919. Marched out to Agricultural Depot, Fovant, 8 April 1919. Found guilty, 24 July 1919, of being absent without leave, 2359, 17 July, to 1430, 23 July 1919: awarded forfeiture of 6 days' pay; forfeited a total of 12 days' pay. Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 25 July 1919; discharged, 30 August 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 27 days.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Euripides' (nursing staff), 7 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged, 19 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 May 1970
Age at death85
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOYLE John

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