James Patrick DODD

Regimental number4191
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRosebrook, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr J Fitzgibbon, Rosebrook, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (No award)

Conspicuous bravery in attempting to rescue wounded, being severly wounded in the attempt. (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Date of death2 October 1949
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery