Philip Doyle was the son of William Henry and Mary Eveline Doyle, of Chamberlain Rd., Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand.
Wife listed as mother on Rolls
Promoted to rank of Lance-Corporal, Featherston Camp, New Zealand, 5 April 1917.
Marched in and taken on strength 4th (Reserve) Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, and reverts to ranks, Sling Camp, Salisbury Plain, England, 28 July 1917. Marched out of Sling Camp and proceeded overseas to France, 23 September 1917; disembarks and marched in to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 29 September 1917. Marched out of New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot to join New Zealand Division in the field, 7 October 1917; Taken on strength, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, and posted to 2nd (South Canterbury) Company, 9 October 1917.
Wounded in action and admitted to 2nd New Zealand Field Ambulance (gun shot wound, right thigh, and compound fractures, left knee and right hand), 19 October 1917; dies of wounds at Advanced Dressing Station, 2nd New Zealand Field Ambulance, 20 October 1917.
Parents: William Henry and Mary Eveline Doyle, Chamberlain Road, Johnsonville, Wellington. AWMM