We remember William Joseph Doyle

We remember William Joseph Doyle

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
birth Dalkey near Dublin Ireland Source:9010283 Source:6192466 3rd March 1873
1915
service Other Empire Force Chaplain Army Chaplain's Department Source:9442638 September 1915 - 17th August 1917
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6192485 July 1916
1917
death Killed in Action The precise date of Chaplain Doyle's death is now known but was probably late evening of 16th August whilst he was tending to a wounded soldier. Ypres Salient Belgium Source:6192466 Source:6192485 17th August 1917
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:9010305

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Joseph
Initials WJ
Last Name Doyle
Source 9010326
Last Name Doyle
Source 6192466
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Army Chaplain's Department Chaplain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne1202
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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Irish Jesuit Archives Jonathan101862
The fight to honour Ireland’s heroes of the First World War Jonathan101862
Willie Doyle Jonathan101862
Praise for Father Doyle from Lt.Colonel Stirke Jonathan101862
An Irishman’s Diary on Fr Willie Doyle, who died in the trenches Jonathan101862
How Irish priests brought comfort to the battlefield Jonathan101862
The remarkable courage of the Jesuit who rescued souls on the WWI battlefields Jonathan101862
Why Do We Call Catholic Priests 'Father'? Jonathan101862
The London Gazette Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Chaplain William Joseph Doyle M.C. Anne1202

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