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Henry Thomas Doyle

Headstone, Grangegorman Military Cemetery (photo Mr Patrick Hogarty) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Grangegorman Military Cemetery (photo Mr Patrick Hogarty) - No known copyright restrictio …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Doyle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/21 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Australia AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Doyle (mother), 25 Halston Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/21 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 September 1915 AWMM Commercial traveller/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Drowned in the Irish Sea, from R.M.S. "Leinster" AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Doyle was the son of Michael and Mary Doyle of Westfield, Otahuhu, Auckland.

    Doyle was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 29 September 1918.

    He died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by a German submarine in October 1918 in Dublin Bay. RMS Leinster was sunk without warning by a torpedo fired from a German submarine (UB123) 7 miles ESE from Kish Light Vessel. 176 [crew] including the Master were lost. The total loss of life was 501. There were 256 survivors who were taken to Dun Laoghaire (then known as Kingstown). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 October 1918 AWMM
    Dublin BayIrish Sea AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grangegorman Military Cemetery, County Dublin, Ireland AWMM NZ RC 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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