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Regimental number924
Place of birthWoolwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGas labourer
Address22 Princes Street, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Dodd, 22 Princes Street, Flemington, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed about 10 years in Commonwealth Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven names John Robert on Roll of Honour Circular
FateDied of disease 31 January 1917
Date of death31 January 1917
Age at death53
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 268), North Tidworth, Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hary and Jane DODD, husbane of Florence DODD, 33 William Street, Box Hill, Victoria. Born at Woolwich, England

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