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Joseph Frederick O'DOHERTY

Regimental number1238
Date of birth6 March 1896
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address1 Bath Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. M.C. O'Doherty, 1 Bath Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets; and in 36th Company, Engineers, Citizen Military Forces, Hobart.
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentTrooper
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll15878
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 226), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Nora O'DOHERTY, 191 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Other detailsRe-enlisted, 29 November 1916. Note on file: 'To be re-examined in 2 months: Tubercular lesion'. Discharged (medically unfit), 14 May 1917.
Miscellaneous detailsSee also 15878 Joseph Frederick O'DOHERTY for later period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'DOHERTY Joseph Frederick

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