Evan Dofger

Alias Ivan Dawka; Shumonoff

Russian spelling

Иван Дофгер (?)

Born 25.04.1892

Place Warsaw, Poland

Ethnic origin Polish?

Religion Roman Catholic

Arrived at Australia
on 1913

Residence before enlistment Perth

Occupation Labourer, miner, farmer

service number 3045
enlisted 6.07.1915
POE Blackboy Hill, WA
unit 11th Battalion, 51st Battalion, 24th Howitzer Brigade, 4th DAC
rank Private, Driver
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 27.09.1917
discharged 14.02.1918 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Bencubbin, Mount Hawthorn, Perth

Died 1955, WA


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Dolger)

Alien registration (NAA)

Assistance and medical file 1 2 3 (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

A digger registeres as an alien. - The Sunday Mirror, Perth, 26 December 1920, p. 1

Dofger's "dog-license". - The Sunday Mirror, Perth, 2 January 1921, p. 1

The King's certificate. - The Sunday Mirror, Perth, 9 January 1921, p. 2

Worker's nerves. - The West Australian, Perth, 26 February 1936, p. 20

Slav sues Russian. - The Daily News, Perth, 2 August 1948, p. 4

Law courts. - The West Australian, Perth, 18 August 1948, p. 20