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John Burns DODDS

Regimental number1020
Place of birthLeith, Scotland
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMiss W. Crouch, c/o Mrs. Stokes, Wellington Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. J. Dodds, Hamilton, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date29 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Swakomund', 15 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 29 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Medal stamps marked 'Returned 3/3/24'.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as DODD.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DODDS John Burns

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