Charles Dobson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Aldershot
  • Service no: 51481
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd/10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Israel/Palestine
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 29.12.1917
  • Burial Country: Israel/Palestine
  • Cemetery: Jerusalem War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: S.37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Arbroath
  • Address: 333 Loons Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baker
  • Mother:

    Ann Hanton Dobson, 333 Loons Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Dobson, 333 Loons Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John & Andrew

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Dobson


Pte. Charles Dobson, Middlesex Regiment, the eldest son of Mr David Dobson, 333 Loons Road, Dundee, has died of wounds on 29th December in Egypt, where he had been for ten months.  Private Dobson, who was 32 years of age, had been in the army for two years.

Previous to enlisting he was employed as a baker with Mr James Mollison, 41 Union Street.  Mr Dobson has two other sons in the army, both in the R.G.A.- John serving in France and Andrew in Mesopotamia.

Dundee Courier 9th January 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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