John Lindsay DOIG


DOIG, John Lindsay

Service Number: 7181
Enlisted: 29 October 1917, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 1874
Home Town: Meeandah, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carter
Died: Died of wounds, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 20 July 1918
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Plot 1V, Row B, Grave 2 Rev. E.T. Nicol officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Pinkenba War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

29 Oct 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7181, Brisbane, Queensland
16 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7181, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7181, 25th Infantry Battalion, SS Canberra, Sydney
19 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 7181, 25th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Shell wound (left thigh)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Frances Mary McKenzie Doig of Strong Avenue, Graceville, QLD; father of John Lindsay Doig born 1 June 1906, Margaret Lindsay Doig born 3 July 1907

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal