Loy Joseph DORAN

DORAN, Loy Joseph

Service Number: 1965
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wellington, New Zealand, 1894
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Bondi, Sydney
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Accidental, Palestine, 26 June 1917
Cemetery: Beersheba War Cemetery
Q 45, Beersheba War Cemetery, Beersheba, Israel
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, 1965, 8th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hymettus embarkation_ship_number: A1 public_note: ''
27 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, 1965, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hymettus, Melbourne
26 Jun 1917: Involvement Trooper, 1965, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1965 awm_unit: 3rd Australian Machine Gun Squadron awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1917-06-26

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Loraine Orr and Kathleen DORAN

Trooper F. J. Doran, prior to enlisting in the 8th Light Horse, in December, 1915, was a boundary rider on Bringee Station, New
South Wales. He was transferred to a Machine Gun Squadron, and
was accidentally killed on June 26.