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Alfred Leo DORAN

Regimental number24
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMetal worker
Address54 Baltic Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Doran, 54 Baltic Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll244
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 1 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.

Proceeded to Rest Camp, 1 July 1917; rejoined unit from Rest Camp, 16 July 1917.

Proceeded on leave, 7 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 13 April 1918.

Reallotted Regimental Number 24A.

Proceeded on leave, 7 February 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 15 February 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 26 March 1919; disembarked Weymouth, 27 March 1919, and marched into No 3 Group, Codford.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 14 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 November 1971
Age at death78
Place of burialCatholic Lawn Cemetery, Western Road, Kemp's Creek, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DORAN Alfred Leo

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