|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Prospect, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Dorsch, Clifton Street, Prospect, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 19th Company, Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Army Medical Corps, General Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board SS Gaika on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||General Service Reinforcements|
|Fate||Discharged in the United Kingdom
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Caspar and Agnes DORSCH. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.|
|Family/military connections||Sister: Staff Nurse Gertrude Maria Othelia DORSCH, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.|
War service: England
Embarked Adelaide, 6 August 1918; disembarked London, England, 13 October 1918.
Admitted to Hurdcott Group Clearing Hospital, 21 October 1918 (influenza); discharged to Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Fovant, 4 November 1918.
Found guilty, 22 November 1918, of being absent without leave from 2359, 20 November, to 2200, 21 November 1918: admonished, and forfeited 1 day's pay.
Attached for duty to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 December 1918.
Admitted sick to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 11 February 1919 (influenza); rejoined 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, on duty, 26 February 1919.
Discharged from the AIF in London on being demobilised. 11 September 1919.
War service: 1 year 97 days (of which 1 year 37 days was abroad)Medal: British War Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||41|
|Place of burial||Loxton Cemetery, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DORSCH Carl Emil|