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Joseph Jessop DOBBINS

Regimental number6401
Place of birthNew Hartley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address14 New Biggin Road, Seatonhurst, Northumberland, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Dobbins, 14 New Biggin Road, Seatonhurst, Northumberland, England
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)


Valuable services under fire, while in charge of bearer squad, showing coolness and courage and marked devotion to duty. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: "6 Novemnber 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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