|Place of birth||Kulpara, South Australia|
|School||Brighton Public School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kent Town, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Charles Kelligrew Dobson, 29 Rundle Street, Kent Town, South Australia|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Morphettville, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Stationary Hospital 1|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/70/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||Dartford, Kent, England.|
|Age at death||27|
|Place of burial||Brookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 5), Surrey, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles Kelligrew (deceased, 18 June 1915) and Mary Ann DOBSON, 29 Rundle Street, Kent Town, Adelaide|
Meritorious Service Medal
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2846 Pte Osborne Alexander DOBSON, 10th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 16 November 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 2 March 1915; embarked Gallipoli for evacuation, 17 December 1915; proceeded to Mudros and disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915.
Marched into Royal Army Medical Corps Depot, Mustapha, 24 August 1916.
Admitted to Reception Hospital, Mustapha, 30 August 1916 (slight pedicule); discharged to duty, 31 August 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 14 September 1916; disembarked England, 28 September 1916; marched into Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 28 September 1916; taken on strength, No 2 Camp, Parkhouse, 28 September 1916.
Marched into Australian Headquarters, London, 3 October 1916; marched out to Orchard Convalescent Hospital, Dartford, Kent, 4 October 1916.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 8 October 1916.
Promoted Acting Corporal, 14 December 1916.
Promoted Sergeant, 1 January 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 29 October 1918; transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, 29 October 1918 (urethritis catarrhal); discharged, 2 December 1918.
Promoted Temporary Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant, Bulford, 4 December 1918.
Marched into 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 5 December 1918.
Attached for duty to Australian Convalescent Home, Cobham, 20 December 1918; ceased to be attached, 9 January 1919; marched into 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 10 January 1919.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 1 February 1919 (influenza); died of disease, 6 February 1919 (influenza).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DOBSON Claude Edwin|