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William Andrew DOHERTY

Regimental number6994
Place of birthResearch, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
AddressStrahan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr A Doherty, Strahan, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5690 Pte James DOHERTY, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919; 6995 Corporal Thomas Charles DOHERTY MM, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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