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David DOBSON

Regimental number1689
Place of birthFerntree Gully, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Dobson, 65 Evansdale Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1689A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death1 September 1948

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