1899 Aug 2. Born Middlesex, London
1901 census at 41, Boston Road, Old Brentford, Brentford
1911 census at Ripley School, Guildford, Surrey
1913 Sep to Jul 1917 At Rugby School
Service record in RNAS not online
Service record RAF online
1917 Aug 20. Temp Prob Flight Officer
1917 Oct 21. Promoted Flight Sub-Lt in RNAS
1919 Nov 11. RAF transferred to unemployed list. Lt. Donald John Dorey.
1921 Feb 25 Joined ADRIC with service no 1763.
1921 Mar 3. Posted to D Coy
1921 Mar 24. Posted to G Coy
1921 Aug 26. Permitted to resign after 6 months service
1922 Apr 25 Joined USC as DI
1922 Oct 31 Left USC
1923 Jul 18 Leaves UK for Australia . On manifest, but the name is crossed out, indicating that he did not sail. He was a clerk intending to settle in Australia
1923 Nov 10 . Short Service Commission in RAF. Pilot Officers on probation (for five years on the active list). Donald John DOREY.
1924 Aug 27. The undermentioned Pilot Officers resign their short service commissions. - Donald John DOREY.
1925 Married to Constance Mary Chown in Brixworth, Northants
1939 Register. He is a Garage Owner and Motor Engineer living at The Garage , Thedwastre R.D., Suffolk, Wife Constance
1940 Aug 16. Balloon Branch. The undermentioned are granted commissions for the duration of hostilities as Pilot Officers on probation:— Donald John DOREY (84039).
1973 Apr/Jun Died in Surrey