Robert Melville DOYLE

DOYLE, Robert Melville

Service Number: 3058
Enlisted: 7 July 1916
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Manager
Died: Mosman, New South Wales, Australia, 16 January 1946, cause of death not yet discovered, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3058, 1st Light Horse Regiment
12 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 1st Light Horse Regiment
3 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3058, 1st Light Horse Regiment
3 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3058, 1st Light Horse Regiment, RMS Karmala, Sydney
24 May 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3058, 1st Light Horse Regiment

Pte Robert Melville Doyle

From: In Remembrance: Hungerford and Associated Families in the Great War 1914-1918

Pte Robert Melville Doyle
Regimental Number: 3058
Unit Name: 1st Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement

Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Station Manager
Address: 3 Shadforth Street, Mosman, NSW
Age at Enlistment: 43 years and 4 months
Enlistment Date and Place: 7 July 1916, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW
Next of Kin: Mother, Emily Doyle, 3 Shadforth Street, Mosman, NSW
Rank on Enlistment: Private
Embarkation Details: Unit embarked from Sydney, NSW, on board RMS Karmala, on 3 February 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll: Private
Unit from Nominal Roll: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Campaigns Served: Middle East
War Service/Promotions: Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 11 March 1917 to Isolation Camp, Moascar, Egypt. Trooper Taken On Strength 26 March 1917 to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment. He was admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt, on 18 April 1917 with mouth trouble, and transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, Egypt. Discharged from hospital on 25 May 1917 to Moascar and returned to duty. Taken on Strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regt, 31 May 1917. Transferred to 1st Light Horse Regiment 13 June 1917, Egypt. Detached at Desert Mtd. Corps in the Field 13 January 1918. Sick to hospital 11 April 1918. Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital with bronchitis, at Port Said, Egypt, 5 May 1918. Transferred to Rest Camp 27 May 1918. To Moascar on 5 June 1918, and rejoined 1st Light Horse Regiment 5 July 1918. Sick in hospital 16 August 1918. Attached for duty Australian Headquarters, Cairo, 17 October 1918. Admitted to hospital on 26 October 1918, rejoined by 13 November 1918, returning home from Kantara, Egypt, 13 March 1919.
Fate: Returned to Australia per HT Ulimaroa, 16 March 1919. He married Fannie Dora Crommelin, 19 June 1919, St James' Church of England, King Street, Sydney, NSW.
Place of Death: 16 January 1946, Mosman, NSW
Place of Cremation: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, North Ryde, NSW
Medals/Citations: British War Medal; Victory Medal

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