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George Stanley DODDS

Regimental number3962
Place of birthWallsend-on-Tyne, England
SchoolRutherford College, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPeople's Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Dodds, 6 Lamburnan Avenue, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England
Previous military serviceServed in 5th Northumberland Fusliers (Territorials).
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMy son joined the AIF in 1915 and after going through the Gallipoli campaign fought in France until his death on 8 August 1918 just 10 days after home leave. He was a splendid son and died generously. (Mother)
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 16),
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Emily Isabel DODDS "St. Elmo", 6 Laburnam Avenue, Walkerville, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, and the late Thomas DODDS

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