Leo (Leopold Daniel) DOOLEY


DOOLEY, Leo (Leopold Daniel)

Service Number: 3013
Enlisted: 11 April 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Albert Park, Victoria, September 1897
Home Town: Naracoorte, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Glenferrie Christian Brothers School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Moascar, Egypt, 7 December 1916
Cemetery: Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (WW1), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3013, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Adelaide, South Australia
4 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3013, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Bakara, Adelaide
4 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3013, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3013, 9th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Leo was born as Daniel Leopold DOOLEY in 1897 in Albert Park, Victoria

His parents were Daniel James DOOLEY and Annie Margaret O'BRIEN - After his Fathers death, his mother Annie remarried to a William Patrick BENNETT in 1916 in South Australia

He had previously served for 9 months with the Senior Cadets before he enlisted for WW1