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Ernest DOBSON

Regimental number2463
Place of birthWigan England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address43 King Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie Dobson, 43 King Street, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2463A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 May 1917
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Mile End, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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