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Henry Stuart DOBBIE

AddressBrunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes T E Dobbie, 248 Albert Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 11 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth Jessie DOBBIE, husband of Agnes T.E. DOBBIE, 'Warley', 183 Charles Street, Seddon, Victoria. Native of Footscray, Victoria

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry. He led a bombing attack against the enemy who had counter attacked against the battalion on his right. Heavy casualties were inflicted on the enemy and the counter attack driven back, some prisoners they had taken being recovered. He was wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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