Frederick John (Jack) DOYLE

DOYLE, Frederick John

Service Numbers: 543, V375578
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Signaller
Last Unit: Lines of Communication Units
Born: Bruny Island, Tasmania, 9 December 1894
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Natural causes (tuberculosis), Mortlake, Victoria, 17 June 1946, aged 51 years
Cemetery: Mortlake Cemetery, Victoria
Presbyterian section
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 543, Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 543, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 543, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 543, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jul 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 543, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shock
12 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Machine Gun Company
22 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 2nd Machine Gun Company
15 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 543, 8th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , 2nd occasion - GSW (scalp, face, right knee)
4 Jun 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 1st Machine Gun Battalion
1 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 543, 1st Machine Gun Battalion

World War 2 Service

15 Apr 1942: Enlisted Private, SN V375578, Terang, Victoria
15 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V375578
16 Apr 1942: Discharged Signaller, SN V375578, Lines of Communication Units, 3 Lines of Communication Signals

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...543 Private Frederick John 'Jack' Doyle, 8th Battalion, a miner of Ararat, Vic. Pte Doyle enlisted on 17 August 1914 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Benalla on 19 October 1914. He returned to Australia on 5 April 1919 with the 1st Machine Gun Battalion." - SOURCE (