Andrew DOIG

DOIG, Andrew

Service Numbers: 234, Q204961
Enlisted: 17 October 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th (QLD) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 25 July 1887
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farrier
Died: Natural causes, Palmwoods, Queensland, 26 April 1946, aged 58 years
Cemetery: Woombye Cemetery, Qld
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World War 1 Service

17 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 234, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Shoeing-Smith, 234, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
21 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Shoeing-Smith, 234, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Persic embarkation_ship_number: A34 public_note: ''
12 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Shoeing-Smith Corporal, 5th Light Horse Regiment
15 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, 234, 5th Light Horse Regiment

World War 2 Service

22 Apr 1942: Involvement Private, Q204961, Page missing from Enlistment Register
22 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, Q204961
22 Apr 1942: Enlisted Private, Q204961, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA), Palmwoods, Queensland
30 Apr 1944: Discharged Private, Q204961, 6th (QLD) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Paul Doig and Ellen (nee Watson)

Brother of 3492 Pte. Alexander Doig (/explore/people/141599) who survived his war service