George Frederick Dorrity

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Dorrity, Sergeant George Frederick no.678.

2nd Australian General Hospital Lindsay Street, Campsie.

Salesman of drapery and fancy goods.

Born at Glebe 1895, son of John Craig & Elizabeth H. Dorrity.

Enlisted at Sydney 5/10/1914, aged 19.


Church of England.

Next of kin, father, John Craig Dorrity, 73 MacArthur Street, Ultimo.

Held the rank of Corporal at enlistment.

Serving in the 7th Australian Army Medical Corps.

Embarked from Sydney 28/11/1914 per HMAT A55 Kyarra.

Returned to Australia 8/10/1918.

SMH 11/11/1918: The following officers and men, who enlisted in 1914, are returning to Australia on special leave, and are actually en route from abroad. Among the Anzacs on 'J' boat: Sergeant George F. Dorrity.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 20/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002