George Doobrofsky, 1920
(Gaol Inmates/Prisoners Photos Index, NSW SA)
Place St Petersburg, Russia
Ethnic origin Russian
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Peter Doobrofsky
Residence before arrival at Australia In May 1917 arrived from Valparaiso to San Francisco; registered for enlistment in the US Army
Arrived at Australia
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney, seafaring in the US
Occupation Seaman, glass worker
Service service number 4963
unit 1st Pioneer Battalion
place England, 1918, France, 1919
final fate RTA 9.07.1919
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war Sydney
Court martial records (NAA)
Registration for army enlistment in the US (Ancestry.com)
Theft of cloth. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 September 1920, p. 5.
Criminal. - Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 16 September 1920, p. 8.
Russian culture. A new mixture. - Evening News, Sydney, 12 June 1922, p. 5.
"I will kill you!" Love and meat knives. - Sun, Sydney, 12 June 1922, p. 7.
Riotous Russian convicted of assault. - Bathurst Times, 13 June 1922, p. 2.
Who is who in Communism: the complete list. - Smith's Weekly, Sydney, 21 November 1931, p. 1.
"Stabbed me three or four times". - Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Parramatta, 23 October 1933, p. 1.
Spaniard acquitted. Alleged attack on Russian. - Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Parramatta, 13 November 1933, p. 2.