Private Joseph Arthur Dooley
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 8932

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Hyson Green, Nottingham. Son of Alfred Henry and Emma Caroline Dooley, of 39 Pleasant Row, Hyson Green. Husband of Elsie Hannah Cliffe Dooley, of 6 Parker Street, Radford, Nottingham. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Nottingham 20th October 1903. Was qualified as mounted infantry. He went to France 10th October 1914 and was invalided back to England on H.S Carisbrooke Castle, 11th December 1914, suffering from frost bite. He returned to France 2nd May 1915 and was admitted to No. 14 Stationary Hospital at Wimereaux, France, 12th June 1915, suffering from Entereric Fever. He was transferred to England on H.S. Cambria, 26th August 1915. He returned to France 9th May 1916 and was killed in action, 7th June 1916, whilst serving in Mechanics Trench at Angres, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Tranchee De Mecknes Cemetery, Aix-Noulette, France. Row D. Grave 8.

His brother Private James Alfred Dooley, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Tranchee De Mecknes Cemetery, Aix-Noulette, France.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Dooley is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Michael and All Angels Church War Memorial, Radford. Nottinghamshire.