John Alexander DOHERTY

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DOHERTY, John Alexander

Service Number: 3789770
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Kerang, Victoria, 5 February 1945
Home Town: Kerang, Gannawarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boilermaker
Died: Killed in action, South Vietnam, South Vietnam, Vietnam, 18 February 1968, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Bendigo Civil Cemetery
Plot Section Lawn E4 Grave 41943, Garden of Remembrance, Springvale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall
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Vietnam War Service

20 Dec 1967: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3789770, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
20 Dec 1967: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3789770

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Biography

Name
Doherty , John Alexander
Service Army
Service Number 3789770
Rank Private
Date of Birth 05 02 1945
Place of Birth Kerang Vic.
Date of Intake 0/9/1966
NS Training 2 RTB
Follow Up Training 3 RAR Royal Australianj Infantry Corps
Basic Training Puckapunyal
Next of Kin at time of Service Mr & Mrs Doherty
Operational Service Vietnam
Medals AASM 1945-1975 / Vietnam Campaign Medal / ADM / ANSM / South Vietnam Star

Information from Nashos Nominal Roll

3789770 DOHERTY John Alexander Age 23,
3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
He was a boilermaker when called up in September, 1966.
The private with 3RAR was dead on arrival at the 93rd US Evacuation Hospital after receiving head wounds during a mortar attack in Bien Hoa Province on 18th February, 1968.

Information from Find a Grave Memorial

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