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Royal Australian Navy Reserve uniform cap : William Griffith Dovey

Date: 1944-1945
Dimensions:
Overall: 0.1 kg
Medium: Felt, leather
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Susan F Dovey
Object Name: Cap
Object No: 00016673
Place Manufactured:London

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    HistoryWilliam Griffith Dovey (1924-1990) enlisted at the end of 1942 or the beginning of 1943 during WWII. Appointed acting Sub Lieutenant on 18 April 1944 and sent to England. He was assigned to Royal Navy mine sweeping the North Sea. By 1957 he was a Lieutenant Commander. He married Susan Fane de Salis (born 1928) in 1956. He retired from the RANR around 1966.

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