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Name: DOBBIE, Howard

Nee: brother of Matthew Ewart Dobbie

Birth Date: 6 Jan 1887 Hamilton, Lanarkshire

Death Date: ?1941 Bournemouth

First Date: 1911

Profession: Worked in the optical section, Dobbies, in Government Rd., Nairobi with his brother Ewart. Later he started his own business in Mombasa

Area: Nairobi, Mombasa

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, EAMR, Red 22, Red Book 1912

War Service: WW1 with EAMR - B Sqdn. 19/10/15 - To EATC

General Information:

Red Book 1912 - H. Dobbie - Nairobi
1939 England and Wales Register living in St Pancras as opthalmic optician - gives birth date 6 Jan 1892 [but 1891 census has Matthew and Howard Dobbie in Kilmarnock, and Howard is 4, so born 1887]

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