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John Robert DODS

Regimental number3034
Place of birthFiji
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressTingha, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Marion Archibald, Box 17, Tingha, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember for 4 years, Fiji Rifle Club; previously rejected for enlistment on account of eyesight.
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Place of enlistmentRutherford, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Discharge date21 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 24 January 1918; Discharged (medically unfit, wounded: gun shot wound, abdomen), 21 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 August 1941 Ellerslie, New Zealand
Age at death52
Place of burialWaikumete Services Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand
SourcesNAA: B2455, DODS John Robert

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