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Corporal John Doughney

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: John William Doughney

Ancestor's date of birth: 24/06/1876

Ancestor's date of death: 31/12/1913

Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

Service Number: 331

Colony or State of enlistment: WA Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: 6th Western Australian Mounted Infantry

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: 09/09/1901

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail Not provided

Murray Page: 427

Contingent: 6th Western Australian

Ship: Ulstermore, Date of Sailing: 10/05/1901

Memorial details: Western Australian Boer War Memorial King's Park Perth

Decorations: King's South Africa Medal with 1901 and 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: May 1901 - April 1902 in east Transvaal under Walter Kitchener including defeat at Brakpan 16 May 1901.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Maxwell John Morling, Cowes VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew


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