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Full Name
Ernest Charles Henry Doyle
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Ernest Charles Henry
Surname
Doyle
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8084
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs D.H. Doyle (mother), Main Road, Fairlie, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Main Road, Fairlie, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District
Timaru
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
26 Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 51
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
26 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
27 November 1941
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
14. D. 8.
Biographical Notes
Ernest Doyle was the son of David Hastings Doyle and Alice Doyle, of Fairlie, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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