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Regimental number1186
Date of birth12 July 1895
Place of birthScotland
ReligionChurch of England
Address14 Ada Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 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); 1187A Pte John James DOUGHTY, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919; 1185 Driver James Anderson DOUGHTY, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Lemnos, France, Belgium. Gassed, Peronne,30 August 1918. Arrived back in Australia, September 1919.
Date of death2 September 1970

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