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Patrick DOYLE

Regimental number2811
Place of birthKillarney, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Kate Doyle, Upper Cappaganeen, Beaufort P.O., Co Kerry, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Discharge date25 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 8 September 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, Egypt, 12 August 1916; transferred to, and taken on strength of, the Imperial Camel Corps, Abbassia, 7 September 1916; marched out to 4th Company Brigade, 8 October 1916; taken on strength of 1st Anzac Bn, 11 November 1916; attached to 4th Company Brigade, El Arish, 21 December 1916.

Admitted to Field Ambulance and transferred to 1st Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 9 August 1917 (varicose veins); to 14th Stationary Hospital, Abbassia, 25 August 1917; to Military Infections Hospital, Choubra, 27 August 1917; to 14th Stationary Hospital, Abbassia, 10 October 1917; to Convalescent Depot, 20 October 1917; to 14th Stationary Hospital, 4 November 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, 29 November 1917; marched in to Rest Camp, Port Said, 15 January 1918.

Posted to 1st Bn, Abbassia, 21 February 1918; rejoined Imperial Camel Corps in the field, 14 May 1918.

Admitted to 36th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 17 May 1918 (PUO); transferred to Hospital Train, 19 May 1918; to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 20 May 1918; to No 1 Command Depot, 5 June 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 22 June 1918.

Marched in to 5th Light Horse Brigade, Moascar, 26 June 1918.

Found guilty, 2 July 1918, of being in Cairo without a pass: awarded 7 days' confined to Barracks.

Marched out to Bn, 6 August 1918; taken on strength of 14th Light Horse Regiment, 7 August 1918.

Admitted to 5th Light Horse Field Ambulance, 15 November 1918 (gonorrhoea); transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 November 1918; to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 23 November 1918; discharged to duty, 29 November 1918; marched in to Rest Camp, Port Said, 4 December 1918.

Marched in to 14th Light Horse Regiment, Moascar, 11 March 1919.

Field General Court Martial, 3 March 1919: charge: (1) neglecting to obey Garrison orders and (2) conduct to the prejudice of good order and Military discipline in that he was found out of bounds: found guilty of both charges and sentenced to forfeit 28 days' pay.

Marched out to 'A' Details, Abu Kabir, 1 May 1919; embarked Port Said, on leave to the United Kingdom, 7 May 1919; granted leave, 23 May to 23 June 1919.

Admitted, whilst on leave, to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, England, 7 June 1919 (venereal disease: total period of treatment, 73 days); discharged from hospital and marched in to No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 18 August 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 October 1919; discharged, 25 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOYLE Patrick

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