The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Sergeant William Dobbie

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: William Dobbie

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: 1972

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 3937

Colony or State of enlistment: Not applicable Place of Enlistment: Scotland

Unit: Highland Light Infantry

Rank attained in Boer War: SGT, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): 2LT, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Murray Page: Not applicable

Contingent: Not applicable

Ship: Detail not provided, Date of Sailing: Detail not provided

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: South African Medal with 3 bars: Transvaal, Wepenger, Cape Colony.

Personal Characteristics: Good Conduct

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: Detail not provided

Service and life after the Boer War: Served in WW1- 1914-1915 Medal, 1914-1918 Medal, 1914-1919 Medal.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Ian Scotland, QLD

Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew

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