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John Joseph DOYLE

Regimental number320
Place of birthLoughollen, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.875"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Joseph Doyle Snr, 2 Church Street, Howth, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date1 April 1920
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Embarked, 5 June 1916; disembarked, Suez, Egypt, 6 July 1916; embarked for England; disembarked, England, 9 September 1916; marched into 13th Training Brigade, 9 September 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base from England, Etaples, France, 30 November 1916; taken on strength of 49th Bn, 18 January 1917.

Admitted to 168th Field Ambulance (gun shot wound: hip), 7 June 1917; to 15th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 June 1917; to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 9 June 1917; to England from Calais, 16 June 1917; admitted to Middelsex War Hospital, England, 16 June 1917; to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 9 July 1917; discharged, 31 July 1917, on furlough, to report to Perham Downs Command Depot, 31 July 1917; marched into Perham Downs Command Depot, 3 August 1917; marched out for duty with Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, Tidworth, 24 August 1917; marched into Sutton Veny Command Depot, 3 November 1917.

Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital (sick), 6 December 1917; discharged to Training Depot, 9 January 1918; marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 12 November 1917; reported absent without leave from, 22 January 1918; declared an illegal absentee by court of inquiry held at Longbridge Deverill, 14 February 1918; discharged (desertion), London, 1 April 1920, forfeits pay from, 22 January 1918, until, 1 April 1920.

Medals: none
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOYLE John Joseph

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