We remember George Eric Burroughs Dobbs

We remember George Eric Burroughs Dobbs

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Castlecomer, co. Kilkenny Ireland Source:1650762 21st July 1884
1904
commission Unknown Source:1650762 23rd March 1904
1914
awards a Chevalier of the Legion D'Honneur Other War Service Award Source:1650762 1914
1915
service British Army Brevet Major Royal Engineers Source:1650762 1915
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Engineers Source:1650762 1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:1650762
education Mathematical scholarship Shrewsbury School Shrewsbury United Kingdom Source:1650762
education Royal Military Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:1650762
education St Stephens Green School Dublin Ireland Source:1650762
events Royal Engineers Rugby Sporting United Kingdom Source:1650762
events The Army Rugby Sporting United Kingdom Source:1650762
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Engineers Source:1650762
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Engineers Signal Corps (A.D. Sigs.) Source:1650762
1917
death Died of wounds Hit by a shell while returning from prospecting a new cable trench in the front line Poperinge Belgium Source:7249311 Source:1650762 17th June 1917
burial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7249311

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Eric Burroughs
Initials GEB
Last Name Dobbs
Source 1650762
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Engineers Lieutenant
British Army Royal Engineers Brevet Major
British Army Royal Engineers Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Engineers Signal Corps (A.D. Sigs.) Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
a Chevalier of the Legion D'Honneur Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary mother
Joseph Dobbs father

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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G.E.B. Dobbs, Royal Engineers, 1917, War Grave, Lijssenthoek - Headstone Paul21340
Rugby Football History - Rugby at War Paul21340
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery - Entry Paul21340
Historic Graves Paul21340
International Rugby record Paul21340
CWGC Record Paul21340

Multimedia

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G.E.B. Dobbs, Royal Engineers, 1917, War Grave Paul21340
George Eric Burroughs Dodds Paul21340

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