Lt Donald John Dorey

1899 Aug 2. Born Middlesex

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 Jun 3 Died in Staines Rd, Laleham, Surrey. Left £66,000