Sale WW1 

Arthur Dobb

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:119th Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Labour Corps
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Rocquigny-Equancourt Road Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1895 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/933, the
son of Joseph & Elizabeth Dobb (nee Cottrial)

1901 Census - 48 Elleray Road, Pendlton, Salford.   Son - aged: 5 - born:
Mnanchester.  Head of household - Joseph Dobb - Married - aged: 42 - occ:
Furniture Shop Keeper - born: Manchester.

His father - Joseph Dobb died in March quarter of 1903 and his mother then
married Joseph Paxton during the September quarter 1903.

1911 Census - "Westfield",  Wythenshawe Road, Sale.    Stepson - aged: 15 -
Scholar - born: Manchester.   Head of household - Joseph Paxton  - Married
- aged: 49 - occ: Commission Agent - born: Pendleton, Salford.   Also -
Elizabeth Paxton (Arthur's Mother) - Wife - aged: 37 - born: Manchester.

His stepfather - Joseph Paxton died in 1916, aged: 53.  Elizabeth married -
Charles C. Wood in 1918 ?
Member of St. Anne's Christian Brotherhood.

Employed by the Local War Pensions Committee, Dickinson St., Manchester.

Death reported in the 25/01/1918 edition of the Altrincham Guardian, which
states that at the time of Arthur's death, his mother (still Mrs. Dobb) was
living at "Westfield", Wythenshawe Rd, Sale Moor.  Strange that his mother
is recorded as still being a Dobb, when there is clear evidence of her
marrying Joseph Paxton (BMD & Census).   Also according to both the CWGC
and BMD's, she added "Eleanor Shaw" as additional middle names ???

Formerly 61884 Cheshire Rgt.

M.I. - "Remembrance is a flower that never fades".

CWGC - Son of Elizabeth Eleanor Shaw Wood (formerly Dobb), of "Beechfield",
31 Bolton Rd., Irlams-o-th'-Height, Manchester, and the late Joseph Dobb.  
Manchester Grammar Schoolboy.

Commemorated in the Manchester Grammar School WW1 Memorial Book, but NOT on
their main War Memorial?

Memorials found on:
St. Anne's (Sale Moor)
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