|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative chromogenic Kodak T400 CN|
|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 3289 Private (later Sergeant) David Dobson, 8th (later 59th) Battalion of ...
Studio portrait of 3289 Private (later Sergeant) David Dobson, 8th (later 59th) Battalion of Caulfield, Victoria. A veteran of the South African War, he was a school teacher prior to enlisting and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Nestor (A71) on11 October 1915. On 19 July 1916, aged 45, he was killed in action near Sailly, France. He is buried in the Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.