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James Doherty

Rank: Private
Street: Harbour Row
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Possible 1911 entry
Regiment/Unit: Labour Corps/ [Leinster Regiment, 7th Battalion]
Regiment Number: 222707/ [3531]
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: James was born in Longford c. 1885. He enlisted in October 1915 at Longford, and his sister Mrs. Nanny (Annie) Cahill of Harbour Row was listed as his next-of-kin. Doherty was sent to the Western Front in France that December, and served there through 1916 and 1917, and was later discharged on medical grounds. He received the 1914/15 Star, and the British War and Victory Medals.
Parents Names: Son of Patrick Doherty, Harbour Row, Longford
Notes: James's age on enlistment was stated as being 30, however he may have been somewhat older, possibly closer to 38 judging by the 1911 census entry above.

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