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William Gilbert DOHERTY

Regimental number2147
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York, United States of America
SchoolFree School, Abingdon, Berkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Ms E H Doherty, 10 Wharfdale Street, South Kensington, England
Enlistment date18 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was at Gallipoli. Many friends were pleased to know him for a mate. One said 'He was such a fine, plucky, chap.' (Mother)
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death29
Place of burialCourcelette british Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Sydney, New South Wales

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