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Walter Lindsay DODSON

Regimental number905
Place of birthBoort, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGodfrey Street, Boort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinT Dodson, Boort, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

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 6 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1646 Pte Athol James DODSON, Army Medical Corps, effective abroad (subsequently returned to Australia).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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