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Dobinson, W.C., ERA5., 1918

Photo: Brian Chandler

In Walker (Christ Church) Churchyard is the Commonwealth War Grave with a private headstone of M/32114 Engine Room Artificer 5th Class William Charles Dobinson, serving with the Royal Navy who died 20/07/1918.

The headstone reads:

burial place of
Lancelot Gibson and Margaret Dobinson

In ever loving memory of
William Charles
beloved only child of the above
who died at Haslar Hospital (Gosport)
July 20th 1918, aged 20 years & 3 months.
"Thy will be done."

He is remembered in our List of Ships’ crews

The CWGC entry for Engine Room Artificer 5th Class Dobinson

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk