The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Dorizzi
First Name:
Gordon
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9274
Classification:
Driver
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
DOB:
30.05.1916
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Thomas John Dorizzi
Mothers's Name:
Mary Ann Dorizzi
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan memorial, Panel 18, Age 28.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'B' Force Borneo
POW#:
622
Cause of Death:
Malaria
Place of Death:
Sandakan No1 Camp
Date of Death:
11.02.1945

General Description

Gordon Dorrizi  born Toodyay, was 1 of 3 brothers enlisted in 2/4th MG Battalion.

Gordon was the middle brother and died on same day at older brother Herbert (Bert) Dorizzi  on 11/2/1945.  However Bert died on the First Sandakan to Ranau Death March at Sagidal, about 60 miles before reaching Ranau and Gordon died at Sandakan No. 1 Camp.

Read the story The Tragic Story of the 3 Dorrizi Brothers.

DORIZZI BROS

DORIZZI, Private, GORDON, WX9274, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 11 February 1945. Age 28. Son of Thomas John and Mary Ann Dorizzi, of Mungarin, Western Australia. Panel 18.   Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
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