|Place of birth||Waterford, Ireland|
|Address||Red Ensign Club, London|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Bridget Doyle, 38 Mano Street, Waterford, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 7 years in the Colonial Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||6th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/11/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Forty-One on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Special Mention in Corps Orders
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Meritorious Service Medal
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength of 6th Light Horse Regiment as Sergeant, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli Peninsula, 2 October 1915. Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1 December 1915 (gun shot wound to arm); returned to duty, 3 December 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, 26 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to hospital, Maadi, 8 January 1916 (sick); transferred to General Hospital, Cairo, 18 January 1916 (septic feet, ingrown toenail); rejoined unit from hospital, 19 January 1916. Admitted to Ambulance Train No 3, 30 January 1916 (sore feet); rejoined unit, 2 February 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Reserve Regiment, Maadi, 1 March 1916; taken on strength of 6th Light Horse Brigade as a gunner, Tel el Kebir, 27 March 1916; transferred to 57th Bn, 24 May 1916.
Proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 24 June 1916. Transferred to 25th Field Artillery Brigade, 9 July 1916; appointed Battery Sergeant Major W.O. Class II, 25 July 1916. On leave to England, 11 January 1917; admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, whilst on leave, England, 23 January 1917; transferred to 14th Field Artillery Brigade, 24 January 1917; proceeded overseas to France, 29 March 1917; marched in to Etaples, France, 31 March 1917; marched out from Australian General Base Depot, 7 April 1917; taken on strength of Field Artillery Brigade, 7 April 1917.
On leave to Paris, 15 January 1918; transferred to 53rd Battery, 18 January 1918; rejoined unit, 23 January 1918; to England on leave, 20 February 1918; rejoined unit, 11 March 1918;
Congratulated, 12 May 1918, for safely evacuating members of the Light Horse Brigade, when subject to hostile bombardment on 24 April 1918; named temporary Brigade Sergeant Major, 16 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Macquarie, from London, 28 March 1919; disembarked, 26 May 1919; discharged, 26 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOYLE Patrick Joseph|