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Forename(s): Philip Dobson
Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Battalion / Unit: H.M.S. 'Russell'
Date of Death: 1916-04-28
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Plot. 39.
CWGC Cemetery: MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Philip Dobson Pickles was the son of John Jagger and Lucy Pickles, née Dobson and brother of Captain Clifford Crawshaw Pickles (q.v.). Their father was born at Shelf and mother at Dodworth, Yorkshire. Another son of John and Lucy, William Norman, who also became a doctor, was married to Gertrude Adelaide Tunstill. Gertrude was the sister of Harry Gilbert Tunstill who was instrumental in raising recruits for the army early in the Great War. Ultimately these recruits became ‘A’ Coy 10th (Service) Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).
1891 Leeds, Yorkshire Census: 105, Camp Road - Philip D. Pickles, aged 8 years, born Leeds, son of John J. and Lucy Pickles.
1901 Honley, Yorkshire Census: 37, Church Street - Philip Dobson Pickles, aged 18 years, born Leeds, Yorkshire. [Philip was visiting Thomas and Esther Smailes.]
1911 Leeds, Yorkshire Census: 105, Camp Road - Philip Dobson Pickles, aged 28 years, born Leeds, son of John Jagger and Lucy Pickles.
Philip is commemorated on the Leeds University War Memorial.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Surgeon Philip Dobson PICKLES
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
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