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John Thomas DOYLE

Regimental number869
Place of birthRockvale, New South Wales
SchoolWatsons Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWest Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Patrick Doyle, West Manilla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Frances Caroline DOYLE, Manilla, New South Wales. Native of Rockvale
Family/military connectionsBrother 2587 Pte George Henry DOYLE, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 23 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Admitted No 8 Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, 29 February 1916 (influenza); transferred to No 15 Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, 29 February 1916; discharged to duty, 2 March 1916.

Admitted to No 15 Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 7 May 1916 (diarrhoea); discharged, 9 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOYLE John Thomas

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