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John Alesta Maitland DOBBIE

Regimental number283
Place of birthLewisham, New South Wales
Other NamesJohn Alister
AddressHannah Street, Beecroft, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C A Dobbie, Hannah Street, Beecroft, New South Wales
Previous military service19th Infantry
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll283B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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