|Place of birth||Oxford, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Port Fairy, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||31.3|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Eva Dorn, Bronsi Grove, Kooyong Road, Elsternwick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3.5 years in Christchurch City Guards; not serving in any military unit at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/128/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 11 May 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 20 July 1917; marched into Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 21 July 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 November 1917; taken on strength, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, Belgium, 12 November 1917, and posted to 102nd Battery.
On leave to Paris, 19 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 1 March 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 5 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 22 November 1918.
Marched out to England, 9 April 1919.
Granted leave with pay, subs and fees (£10) (Non-Military Employment), 23 April-23 July 1919, to attend Tailor & Cutters Academy, 42 Gerrard Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, London; period of leave extended to 23 August 1918 (additional fees £2.7.3); final report: 'Gnr Dorn made good progress on a course of Ladies and Gentlemens cutting. He was regular in attendance and diligent in his studies.'
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 20 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DORN George|