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Harold William DODDRIDGE

Regimental number2839
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorth Adelaide Public School, South Australia
Address53 William Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Doddridge, Capper Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24.8
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 8), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Jane DODDRIDGE, 53 King William Street, Kent Town, South Australia. Native of North Adelaide
Family/military connectionsCousins: 76 Lance Corporal Stewart Giles GRIGG, 27th Bn, killed in action, 26 March 1917; 3373 Pte William Joseph GRIGG, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

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