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Regimental number2620
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFoster, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John William Dobell, Foster, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMortally wounded at Polygon Wood Sector, 27/9/17.
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingDied of Wounds at 17th Cas. Cl. Station, Belgium.
Age at death29.8
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Louisa Maria DOBELL, Loxton, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia

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