|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Quirindi, New South Wales|
|School||Fairview Public School, Wallabadah, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Wallabadah, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Samuel Lobsey, Wallabadah, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Armidale, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/6/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Listed on Fairview Public School Roll of Honour, Wallabadah, New South Wales. School now demolished, Honour Roll in private hands. Photo: Gillian Davies|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 111 Pte William John LOBSEY MM, 35th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 24 April 1916.
Transferred to Artillery Details, 15 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 28 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 12 June 1916.
Joined Artillery Details, France, 14 August 1916.
Admitted to 20th General Hospital, 22 November 1916 (accidental injury to left eye while shoeing horse: injury not serious; soldier not to blame); transferred to England, 30 November 1916, and admitted to Brook War Hospital, Woolwich; discharged on furlough, 19 January 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 5 February 1917.
Marched in to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 23 February 1917.
Married Daisy CLARKE, spinster, aged 32, Ralstock Parish Church, Dorset, 26 July 1917.
Found guilty, 23 August 1917, of overstaying leave from 12 midnight, 19 August, till 8 am, 23 August 1917: admonished, and forfeited 4 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 September 1917; taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 21 September 1917.
Transferred to 45th Battery, 12 October 1917.
Appointed Driver, 15 October 1917.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 7 March 1918 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 11 March 1918 (abscess, left testicle); to England, 18 March 1918, and admitted to Bath War Hospital, 19 March 1918; discharged on furlough, 7 May 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, 21 May 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 5 June 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1918; rejoined unit, 29 November 1918.
Transferred to Director of Education, AIF Headquarters, London, for duty, 28 January 1919.
Detained for duty by Demobilisation Department in connection with carrying documents to France, 19 February 1919.
Disembarked Folkstone, 2 February 1919.
Granted leave with pay and subsistence fees of four guineas: Non-Military Employment, to study wool classing at Bradford Technical College.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Louise', 18 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 7 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 7 April 1920.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalSubsequently (1924) served as 2608464 Guardsman, Grenadier Guards, British Army.