Family of Thomas Dollin: Third Generation in Australia
|Norman Dollin (Shane)
b 27 Sep 1893; d 11 May 1955
Born and grew up in Saint Marys.
-- Son of George Albert Dollin and Mary Ann Andrews.
-- Grandson of Thomas Dollin and Mary Ann Amor.
On 19 Aug 1914 he enlisted in Toowoomba to join the Second Australian Light Horse Regiment in the First World War. He fought at Gallipoli in 1915 then in 1916 served with the newly formed Camel Corp in the Palestine Campaign. He was promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer and returned to Australia in November 1918.
Later they moved to Coolamon in SW NSW where Norman worked as a hay carter. During the Second World War Norman served as a sergeant at the Hay Prisoner of War Camp. After the war the family moved to Granville where they lived with Mary’s mother in Alfred Street.