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William Dobson

In memory of:

Private William Dobson

August 8, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


No.1 Coy. 16th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Ezekiel and Annice Dobson, of Burney End, Subberthwaite, Blawith, Ulverston, Lancs., England.

Commemorated on Page 398 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

A. 16.


Demuin is a village 5 kilometres from Villers Bretonneux. From Villers-Bretonneux take the D23 in the direction of Demuin and Moreuil, heading south. Drive on until the exit of Villers, and then carry straight on to Demuin. The cemetery is on the right hand side just before entering Demuin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 843 of 1084.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.

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