|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Duns, Scotland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||14 Ada Street, Goodwood, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Mary Ellen Doughty, 14 Ada Street, Goodwood, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1187A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: Pte Robert DOUGHTY MM, 2nd King's Own Scottish Regiment (b. Scotland, 14 February 1886; enl. October 1916; emb. 2 January 1917; war service: France, Belgium, Italy (wounded, April 1918; invalided to Royal Infirmary Hospital, Edinburgh, where he died, February 1919); 1185 Driver James Anderson DOUGHTY, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919; 1186 Pte Thomas DOUGHTY, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Lemnos, Western Front.
Taken on strength of 9th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, Egypt, 28 December 1915.
Admitted to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 12 January 1916; discharged to duty, 28 January 1916.
Found guilty, 3 March 1916, of leaving parade without permission: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
Taken on strength of 3rd Reserve Regiment, Heliopolis, 6 March 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 7 April 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to duty, 11 April 1916.
Transferred to Artillery Details, Tel el Kebir, 14 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 28 May 1916, and proceeded to England.
Found guilty, Bulford, 14 July 1916, of overstaying leave from 2400 hours, 10 July 1916, until 0600 hours, 14 July 1916: awarded 15 days' detention, and forfeits 4 days' pay: GOC, 8th Infantry Bde, reduces period of detention to 7 days, 20 August 1917.
Transferred to Australian Artillery Training Depot, 28 September 1916.
Marched into 8th Training Bn, 24 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 November 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 12 November 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 22 November 1915; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, 25 November 1916, and allotted Regimental Number 1187A the same day.
Found guilty, 29 March 1917, of being absent without leave from 1300 hours, 29 March 1917, until 1515 hours, 29 March 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Detached to Trench Mortar School, 4 June 1917.
Found guilty, 11 June 1917, of while on active service, not complying with Standing Orders: award, forfeits 2 days' pay.
Rejoined 32nd Bn from detachment, 18 June 1917.
Detached to 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, 13 August 1917.
Wounded in action while on detachment, 27 September 1917; admitted to No 8 Australian Field Ambulance, 28 September 1917 (shrapnel wound, finger, right hand); transferred to 5th Australian Dressing Station, 28 September 1917; discharged to duty, 1 October 1917; rejoined 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, 3 October 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 23 November 1917.
Found guilty, London, 13 December 1917, of being absent without leave from 8 December 1917, until 12 December 1917: award, forfeits 10 days' pay.
Rejoined 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, 18 December 1917.
Found guilty, 7 January 1918, of being absent from morning parade: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to No 14 Australian Field Ambulance, 8 February 1918, and transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station the same day (gonorrhoea); to Ambulance Train, 10 February 1918; to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 12 February 1918, and ceased to be attached to 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery the same day; discharged, 21 April 1918, and marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, the same day; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 73 days.
Proceeded to unit, 11 May 1918; rejoined 32nd Bn, 3 June 1918.
Found guilty, 8 June 1918, of being absent from his billet without permission, 7 June 1918, and was absent when his Company marched out to new billets, 7 June 1918: awarded 2 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Wounded in action (2nd occasion), 28 August 1918, and admitted to No 15 Australian Field Ambulance the same day (bullet wound, left leg); transferred to No 53 Casualty Clearing Station, 29 August 1918; to No 2 General Hospital, Le Havre, 30 August 1918; to England, 31 August 1918; to No 1 Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 1 September 1918.
Found guilty, No 1 Southern General Hospital, 17 September 1918, of being absent without leave from 1930 hours, 15 September 1918, until 2215 hours, 15 September 1918: award, forfeits 3 days' pay.
To No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 27 November 1918; discharged to furlough, 30 November 1918, and to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 14 December 1918.
Found guilty, 16 December 1918, of being absent without leave, 14 December 1918: award, admonished.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, 17 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karamla', 2 January 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 18 February 1919; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: gunshot wound, left knee), 2 June 1919.
Total war service: 4 years 50 days (of which 3 years 151 days were abroad).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOUGHTY John James|