Service Number: 411878
Enlisted: 21 June 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, 21 March 1913
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Deal Island, Tasmania, Australia, 23 September 1943, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 411878
21 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)

Help us honour Joseph Docherty's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Gilbert and Margaret Docherty of Laurieston, Stirlingshire, Scotland


RAAF Oxford aircraft AS618 crashed off Deal Island in Bass Strait killing all crew onboard:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Docherty 411878

Sergeant Norman Stirling Graham 418504

Pilot Officer Kenneth Roy Cowling 419605

Sergeant Peter Albion Hendrickson 419937