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Dobell, Sir Charles MacPherson (1869-1954), army officer

Matthew Hughes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online September 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Dobell, Sir Charles MacPherson (1869-1954), army officer, was born in Quebec City, Canada, on 22 June 1869, the second of three sons (he also had two sisters) of Richard Reid Dobell (1837-1902) of Beauvoir Manor, Sillery, Quebec City, and his wife, Elizabeth Frances MacPherson. His father, born in Liverpool, had ...

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