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Anzac Profile



Private. 44th Bn. SN 7241. Returned 29.1.1920.

Date Enlisted 11/12/1916
Service Number SN 7241
Age of Enlistment 26 years 7 months
Place of Enlistment Blackboy Hill, WA
Place of Birth Camberwell, Victoria
Previous Military Experience 7 years
Occupation Hairdresser
Marital Status Single
Religion Wesleyan
School Attended NK
Address History Father - James Dornan, Penzance Street, West Guildford, WA

Military History

Embarked Fremantle per ‘Miltiades’ A28 for England 29.1.1917.
Roll Rank Private
Roll Unit 24th Reinf. 11th Bn AIF.
Dornan disembarked at Devonport 27.3.1917. He marched in to the 3rd Training Bn. from 24th Reinf 11th Bn. 28.3.1917. Dornan was hospitalised with septic tonsils 23.5.1917. On recovery, he was transferred to the 44th Bn. Details at Sutton Veny 27.11.1917. He proceeded overseas to France from Southampton 18.12.1917. He fought on the Western Front in the trenches. Dornan was admitted to Lewisham Hospital with a septic left forearm 6.4.1919. He was detached for Duty to the AIF HQ from the 44th Bn. 3.6.1919. Dornan married Georgina Lamb in Ireland 24.9.1919 and was granted indefinite family leave, subject to recall 27.9.1919. He rejoined the 44th Bn. 4.10.1919. Dornan and his wife returned to Australia.
Embarked for Australia per ‘Themistocles’ 22.12.1919 with his wife.
Returned/Disembarked 29.1.1920
Discharged 17.3.1920.
Final Rank Private 44th Battalion AIF.
Medical Condition NK.
Awards and Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Information Source
Guildford War Memorial
NAA: B2455, Dornan F
AWM Embarkation Roll- Frank Dornan

Penzance St. West Guildford. WA.