Pvt. Jacob Doyle of the 156th Battallion died in England of influenza. His body was returned to Throoptown for burial.
There is a war memorial cenotaph for Pvt. Jacob Doyle in North Augusta.
Service Number: 640033
Unit: Canadian Railway Troops
A coachman by trade, he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 29 March 1916 in Prescott, Ontario, Canada.
Son of the late James and Mary Ann Doyle; brother of Miss Blanche Doyle of Throoptown, Ontario.
Sapper Jacob Doyle is commemorated on Page 533 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.
(Information supplied by contributor #46864594)
DEATH: [Per Bill DOYLE, son of Jacob's brother George A. DOYLE]: Jacob got through his war service okay, then while being deloused in Liverpool to go home after the war, he contracted influenza and died there 2 Feb 1919.
MAY HIS SOUL REST
IN PEACE. AMEN.
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