Stanislaus Gordon Dobson

Name   Stanislaus Gordon Dobson

Number    Private 787

Battalion      4th Light Horse  

Place of Birth   Richmond

Next of Kin   His mother, Mrs. Mary Ann Dobson of Meeniyan later of Moonee Ponds

Date and place of enlistment   Meeniyan 11/11/1914

Physical details on enlistment   Age 22 years, 5’8”, 9 stone 7 pounds, brown eyes and light brown hair

Religion   Roman Catholic

Occupation   Farm labourer

Date and place of death

He returned to Australia suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis and died in 1921

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in the Meeniyan Cemetery

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

Lived and worked in Tarwin

Military History

  • 11/11/14 He enlisted in Meeniyan
  • His medical was signed by Dr. Molloy
  • He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
  • He died after being discharged and his mother Mary Ann wrote on 5/12/1921 asking that she be sent his medals, plaque and scroll
  • He was buried in Meeniyan
  • His brother John Bede Dobson enlisted on 12/7/15 at the age of 18. He was in the 21st Battalion. He embarked on HMAT Warilda on 8/2/16.

He returned to Australia on 29/5/19

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