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John Joseph DOYLE

Regimental number349
Place of birthCarlow, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs Miller, 63 Railway Avenue, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, P. Doyle, Saddlery Warehouse, 41 Tullow Street, Carlow, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years 6 months in Australian Army Medical Corps; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date28 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCPL (AAMC)
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Discharge date17 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked, Sydney, 18 October 1914; embarked, Alexandria, Egypt, to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915; appointed Lance Sergeant, 7 May 1915.

Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance (diarrhea), 24 June 1915; disembarked, Malta, 16 July 1915; admitted to St Georges Hospital, 16 July 1915; embarked for Egypt, 26 September 1915; admitted to Base Details, Mustapha, Egypt, 31 September 1915; discharged to duty, Zeitoun, 19 October 1915; commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Argyllshire' for discharge (medical student returning in accordance with Defence Department Order W.1111), from Suez, 3 March 1916; discharged, Sydney, 17 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOYLE John Joseph

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