Regimental number12280
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
SchoolBrighton State School, Victoria
OccupationRailway guard
Address197 Charles Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Dobson, Hampton Road, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death31
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J. Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and ERlizabeth Millar DOBSON, "Leven", 57 Hampton Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal