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Leonard Stanley DOBBS

Regimental number2017
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
SchoolHome Tuition
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLake Albert, via Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice A Dobbs, OO, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Joseph Alexandrina Alice DOBBS, 'Lugano', 96 Belgrave Street, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Grafton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 620 Pte Arthur Stanley Dobbs MM, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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