On long original ribbons named to .
32984 pte f dobson manch r .
Frank dobson was born c1896 at Oldham in Lancashire.
He served in 16th Battalion Manchester Regiment who were the 1st City Pals battalion.
He was killed in action 23rd April 1917 .
Nok was his mother Alice dobson of 31 Esther St, Oldham.
See pictures for digital copy of war diary for period Frank was killed and that he is noted in the diary as killed in action on that day.