This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Aldershot
- Service no: 51481
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Arbroath
- Address: 333 Loons Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Baker
Ann Hanton Dobson, 333 Loons Rd, Dundee
David Dobson, 333 Loons Rd, Dundee
John & Andrew
More about Charles Dobson
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS
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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