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William Francis DOBBIN

Regimental number2400
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWycheproof, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward Dobbin, Wycheproof, Victoria
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2400A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of burialNew Irish Farm Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row D, Grave No. 21), St. Jean-Les-Ypres.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. West Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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