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Frederick DORLING

Regimental number1307
Date of birth14 August 1888
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHigh Street, Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alma Dorling care Mrs Coxall, High Street, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 15 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll18495
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 20 February 1918
Discharge date15 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15041 Gunner Henry DORLING, 8th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 16 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli (wounded; invalided to Australia; discharged as medically unfit; re-enlisted with 8th Field Ambulance, 2 June 1917; embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A60 'Aeneas', 30 October 1917), France. Injured, July 1918; invalided to hospital; returned to duty; contracted influenza, 27 September 1918; invalided to hospital. Arrived back in Australia; discharged as medically unfit.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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