Augustus John Franklin DOUGHERTY

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DOUGHERTY, Augustus John Franklin

Service Number: 3786
Enlisted: 10 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1888
Home Town: Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 May 1918
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 15 Rev. C. Neville officiated Headstone inscription reads: Dearly loved one of the best gone west
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3786, Melbourne, Victoria
23 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3786, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
23 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3786, 5th Infantry Battalion
25 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3786, Bomb wound to the back

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Louisa Dougherty of 13 Victoria Grave, Auburn, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal