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James Anderson DOUGHTY

Regimental number1185
Date of birth12 October 1897
Place of birthScotland
SchoolScotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChauffeur
Address14 Ada Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Ellen Doughty, 14 Ada Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1187A Pte John James DOUGHTY, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919; 1186 Pte Thomas DOUGHTY, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919; Pte Robert DOUGHTY MM, 2nd King's Own Scottish Regiment (b. 14 February 1886; enl. October 1916; emb. 2 January 1917; war service: France, Belgium, Italy [wounded, April 1918; invalided to Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, where he died, February 1919]).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Lemnos, France, Belgium.

Gassed, 29 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 March 1925
Age at death27
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 7 East, Grave No. 10), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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