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John James Aloysius DODD

Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressEmbling Road, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs J M A Dodd, Embling Road, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 15 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in organizing a party under very heavy fire, and putting out a fire at an ammunition dump, though the ammunition had begun to explode. Later, it again cought fire, and he again led a party from the shelter trench, and put it out.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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