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Edward DOYNE

Regimental number728
Place of birthGlengarry, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlengarry, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eleanor Rofe, Glengarry, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot Vi, Row A, Grave No. 12), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Eleanor ROFE (formerly DOYNE), of Glengarry, Gippsland, Victoria, and the late Joseph DOYNE
Family/military connectionsCousin: 649 Lance Corporal John RILEY, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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