James J. Doyle

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James J. Doyle was a Ballarat tram conductor who served with the AIF in World War One.

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Doyle was born in 1892, the son of a Ballarat miner, Daniel Joseph Doyle.

Doyle was employed with by the Electric Supply Company of Victoria to work on the Ballarat Tramways as a conductor on 1 November 1912. He was living with his father at 811 Pleasant Street, Ballarat.

He enlisted with the AIF on 8 July 1915.[1] He served at first as a gunner with the 4th Field Artillery and later as a driver.

After the war he returned to the tramways and was employed as a motorman.

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  1. National Archives of Australia, World War I records, NAA: B2455, DOYLE J, SERN 10399, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 14 December 2013


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