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Herbert William Dobbie

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Herbert William Dobbie

November 14, 1916

Military Service


Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Berkshire Regiment

Division:

3rd Bn. attd. 1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Col. H. H. Dobbie (Indian Army) and Margaret (daughter of T. Forlong-Gordon, J.P.), of St. Erins, Tarbert, Loch Fyneside, Argyll.

Brother of Captain John Shedden Dobbie, who died while serving with the Gordon Highlanders.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper clipping from the Daily Colonist of November 28, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y304uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of December 2, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y306uvic/mode/1up?view=theater. Note that Lieutenant Dobbie's regimental number while serving with the C.E.F. is A30495.

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