John William Doyle

17 August 1906–
Redfern, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of John William

When John William Doyle was born on 17 August 1906, in Redfern, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Bartle Walter Doyle, was 46 and his mother, Lillian Sarah Smith, was 25. He married Nellie Adele Jane Clark on 16 December 1933, in New South Wales, Australia.

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John William Doyle
Nellie Adele Jane Clark
Marriage: 16 December 1933

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16 December 1933
New South Wales, Australia

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 8

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 33

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhghaill ‘descendant of Dubhghall’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + gall ‘stranger’. This was used as a byname for Scandinavians, in particular to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians. Compare McDougall , McDowell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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