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Joseph Espie DODS

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical practioner
AddressCallanden House, Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Anna Ruth Dods, Callendon House, Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: May-August 1915

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Medals

Military Cross


Source: Commonwealth Gazette No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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