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Percy Walter DOBSON

Date of birth16 July 1892
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressAnglesea Barracks, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs B A Dobson, 55 Avoca Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
Promotion date: 21 May 1915

Temporary CAPT


Promotion date: 15 June 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 6 February 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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