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Name: DOBSON, Robert Lawrence Archer

Nee: son of John James Dobson

Birth Date: 16 Nov 1920 Belfast

Death Date: 9 Oct 1958 Nairobi

First Date: 1937

Profession: Apprentice, PWD, Kenya in 1939, appointed 1939. Originally learner 1938

Area: Nairobi, Box 783

Married: In Nairobi 18 Feb 1950 Kathleen Mary Dunstan Adams b. 10 June 1926 Nairobi, d. Mar 2013 Seavington, Somerset (dau. of Alfred Dunstan Adams)

Children: Rowena Mary (18 Sep 1951)

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, Staff 39, Kenton, Nation, Staff 53

School: Kenton College - left 1933 for Wellington School, Somerset

General Information:

Staff 53 - DO Kakamega, appointed T.A.O. 25-4-1952
Barnes Langata cem Nairobi in proud / and / treasured memory / Robert Lawrence Archer / Dobson, d. 9 Oct 1958 Nairobi
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 489).
Gazette 23 Dec 1952 he wants probate for Marie Florence Gwendoline Dobson who d. Limuru 7 Dec 1952 (his mother).
Gazette 7 Apr 1959 probate
Had Royal Aero Club Aviator's certificate

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