Lester Frederick DOCKERY


DOCKERY, Lester Frederick

Service Number: 1704
Enlisted: 17 May 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wunghnu, Numurak, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Wunghnu, Moira, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Mudros Bay, Lemnos, Greece (HMT Southland), 2 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli
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World War 1 Service

17 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1704, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1704, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1704, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick Thomas Dockery and Matilda Dockery of Wunghnu, Vic. Brother of Milton Dockery

Next of kin was given as his grandmother lizabeth Tryphena (known as Ada) Dockery of Moore, Street, North Brighton, Vic

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal