Lt John James Dobbin

This man is the father of J J Dobbin #1431 . The age from RIC roll and the same address on MIC for him and on service record for his son

1866 Apr 1. Born Cavan

1875 Oct 30. Joined the RIC as a Constable

1885 Sep 4 Married

1901 Census at Market Street, Ballymote, Sligo, Head Constable in RIC.

1905 Pensioned from RIC. He was a Head Constable.

1911 census I cannot find them

1914 Oct 19. Enlists in RIR

1915 Jan 23. Moved to ASC

1917 Mar 11. R. Ir. Fus. Cadet John James Dobbin to be temp. 2nd Lt.

1918 Sep 11. Garrison Battalions. North'd Fus. Temp. 2nd Lt. J. J. Dobbin to be temp. Lt.

1919 Jul 22. North'd Fus. Temp. Lt. J. J. Dobbin, from 1st Garr. Bn., to be temp. Lt. with seniority 11 Sept. 1918.

1920 Jun 11. North'd Fus. Temp. Lt. J. J. Dobbin relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 973

1921 Jan 2. Promoted Section Leader.

1921 Feb 19. Permitted to resign ADRIC

1921 Feb 28 Rejoins as Service no 1808. Posted no 2 Vets Coy Promoted DI2

1921 May 16 . Ceased to be attached to no.2 Vets Coy. Transferred to Gormanstown

1921 Aug 27 Rejoined ADRIC, reverts to T/Cadet. . Posted to Depot Coy

Collins Papers

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

Joined RUC Specials for 12 months before retiring

1923 Jul 12. Dies in Belfast. Buried Belfast City Cemetery