|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|School||Parkhead Public School and Glasgow Technical College, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||29|
|Address||59 Gipps Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr W. Dodd, 59 Gipps Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||33|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 13), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Margaret S. DODD, 'Avon', Hampden Road, Five Dock, New South Wales. Native of Glasgow, Scotland|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 56th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted as missing, 20 July 1916.
Identity Disc and Pay Book forwarded through Berne to Foreign Office, 27 September 1916.
Previously reported Missing; now reported Killed in Action, 20 July 1916.
German document on file: 'Austr. Sold. Dodd, Downie 56 austr. Batt. B. Kemp. am 19.7.16. in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
Note on Red Cross File No 930409: 'Identity disc received from Germany and despatched to Next of Kin 20.6.17.'
Note on file: 'Name appeared on German death list dated 9 September 1916.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DODD Downie
Red Cross file 930409