Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Dobsons in:
 • Woodlands Cemetery
 • Gillingham
 • Medway Unitary Authority
 • Kent
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Claude Congreve Dobson
Birth: Jan. 1, 1885
Death: Jun. 26, 1940

Russian Civil Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Chatham, England, he served as a Commander in the Royal Navy. On August 18, 1919, at Kronstadt, Russia, Commander Dobson was in command of the Coastal Motor Boat Flotilla which he led through the chain of forts to the entrance to Kronstadt Harbor. The CMB 31BD, a 55 ft boat, from which he directed the general operations then passed in under heavy machine-gun fire and hit the Russian battleship Andrei Pervozvanny with both torpedoes, subsequently returning through heavy fire to the open sea. For prestigious gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross and later achieved the rank of Rear Admiral. H died at age 55 in Kent, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Woodlands Cemetery
Medway Unitary Authority
Kent, England
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10707551
Claude Congreve Dobson
Added by: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Claude Congreve Dobson
Added by: Dave Blyth
Claude Congreve Dobson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: geoffrey gillon
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- poddop
 Added: Nov. 2, 2015

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Jan. 1, 2015

- Jeannie
 Added: Sep. 20, 2014
There are 31 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 25 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service