“Deserter from Highland Light Infantry Militia Surrenders and Faces Charges”

Hugh Dobbie, a 29-year-old man without a fixed residence, was charged with deserting the training of the Highland Light Infantry Militia in Limerick back in July 1899. Dobbie surrendered himself to the police a week ago, awaiting further inquiries. An escort from the regiment was in court and the prisoner was handed over.

Northampton Mercury – Friday 26 January 1900

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