Frederick John Doherty

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Doherty, Private Frederick John no.837

19th Battalion C Company.

“Fairview” Minter Street, Canterbury.

Printing. Ink-maker.

Born at Birmingham, son of Frederick and Ada Doherty.

Enlisted at Liverpool 12/2/1915, aged 20.


Church of England.

Next of kin, father, Frederick John Doherty, later of “Glenhomera” Fifth Avenue, Campsie.

Killed in action at Pozieres Heights 30/7/1916.

Buried Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boissele, grave IILK.l

Roll of Honor DT 2/10/1916.

Killed in action, 30th July, Private F.J. Doherty.

His memory lives within the hearts, Of those that love him dear Inserted by Mr and Mrs Lambert and family, Campsie.

Anzac Memorial.

Tele/Mirror list 11/11/1993 Killed in Action 30/7/1916.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Killed in Action (Doberts, F)

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 20/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002