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Bertie Leon DORNAN

Regimental number1165
Place of birthPola Creek, Macleay River, New South Wales
SchoolFrederickton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEast Kempsey, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Dornan, Bissett Street, East Kempsey, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps, August 1916 Reinforcements (2nd Military District)
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollLight Horse Details
FateDied of disease 29 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 40), Syria.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaret DORNAN, Kempsey, Macleay River, New South Wales. Born at Pola Creek, Macleay River
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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