Service number VX126301 Australian Army
Jack lived in Beaconsfield on enlistment working on the family poultry farm in Hughendon Road.
Wednesday 29 June 1949
He and Edith later lived in Railway Ave, they had two children John and Elizabeth.
In the 1960’s and 70’s Jack lived in Thornbury, later returning to Beaconsfield.
Jack died on 31 March 2012 and was buried on the 11 April 2012 at the Berwick Cemetery.
Photograph courtesy of Kerry Bulow
|Service Number||VX126301 Australian Army|
|Unit||31 Australian Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery|
|Conflict||Second World War 1939-1945|
|Date of enlistment
||18 May 1943 at Laverton Victoria|
|Locality on Enlistment||Beaconsfield Victoria|
|Date of discharge||4 September 1946|
|Medals awarded||War Medal 1939-1945 and Australian service medal 1939-1945|
|Born||31 May 1924 Northcote Victoria|
|Parents||Jack Doherty and Selina Gertrude Fry|
|Married||Edith Marcella Ethel Miller in 1950 in Victoria|
|Occupation||Poultry farmer, Grocers Assistant, Sheet Metal Worker|