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L/Cpl Frederick Dobie


Dobie, Frederick, formerly of Thessalou, Ontario. Occupation: merchant. Military Service: Lance Corporal, Reg. No. McGill 229, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “]. Fred Dobie and Lt. Pope killed last night,” 2:7 May ’16.

Additional Biographical Information:

Lance-Corporal Frederick Dobie, McGill 229, aged 35, was a merchant before joining the 2nd University Company in June 1915. “He was killed in action by a rifle grenade just after effecting relief of the 49th Bn. 7 May 1916.” Newman, With the Patricia’s in Flanders, 106-107.

Date of Death: 7 May 1916. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at Maple Copse Cemetery, near Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders, Belgium. Grave reference: Sp.Mem.G.22.


Maple Copse Cemetery, near Ieper, West Flanders, Belgium.


Maple Copse Cemetery