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Matthew Roderick DOBIE

Regimental number2598
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBarman
AddressBlythe, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Dobie, Blythe, South Australia
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Mathew Roderick Dobie on NR
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1972
Age at death86
Place of burialBlyth Cemetery, South Australia

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