|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Address||Chappel Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, James Doran, Clonard Street, Balbriggan, Co Dublin, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Machine Gun Squadron|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt
Taken on strength of 1st Light Horse Regiment, Tel el Kabir, Egypt, 29 May 1916; transferred to 1st Double Squadron, 23 June 1916; taken on strength of 1st Double Squadron, Serapeum, 6 July 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, El Ferdan, 25 July 1916 (enteritis); transferred to 31st General Hospital, Port Said, 28 July 1916; to 3rd Australian General hospital, Cairo, 3 August 1916; to Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 12 August 1916; discharged from hospital and rejoined unit in the field.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 9 September 1916; taken on strength of 1st Machine Gun Squadron, 12 September 1916.
Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Arnussi, 23 November 1916 (sick); discharged to duty and rejoined unit in the field, 30 November 1916.
Marched out to Rest Camp, 24 September 1917; rejoined unit at Rafa Beach, 12 October 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 9 February 1918 (sick); transferred to Anzac Rest Station, Richon, 10 February 1918; to 35th Casualty Clearing Station, 13 February 1918; to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 17 February 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 18 February 1918 (hysteria).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', from Suez, 30 August 1918; disembarked Sydney, 3 October 1918; discharged, 25 November 1918 (medically unfit: neurasthenia).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DORAN Michael Edward|