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Dockray SUTTON

Regimental number6180
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address7 Bellgraye Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Beatrice Sutton, Sea Cottage Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Reinforcements C
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Other details

Three brothers - Clement, Bill and Jack- also served in the First World War, in the New Zealand Army.

Dockray served on the hospital ship 'Manunda', which was bombed in 1941 while in Darwin Harbour.
Date of death1943
Age at death61

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