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Lobb, James Ernest Douglas (1915-1943)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: James Ernest Douglas Lobb (1915-1943), born 16 October 1915, son of Eric St. John Lobb and Rhoda Ernestine Lobb of Whyteposts, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, later of Penn. Married Angela Mary de Courcy of Hampstead, London.

 

Attended Mount House School, Plymouth, Devon.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) January 1930-December 1932.

 

Law student; solicitor.

 

WW2, Captain, ‘C’ Squadron, 51st (The Leeds Rifles), Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Killed in action at Bouarada, Tunisia on 22 April 1943, aged 27.

 

Commemorated at:

Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia, 11. A. 16. Inscription on his headstone: ‘UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS’ www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2621141/lobb,-james-e...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Harper House roll of honour.

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