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Arthur Robert DODEMAIDE

Regimental number3312
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
AddressPine Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles H Dodermaide, Pine Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 14 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 13 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death23
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 8A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Mildura Cemetery, Victoria.
Medals

Military Medal

'Near POZIERES, 7th/13th August, 1916. Carried wounded continuously from the front line under heavy fire. He worked unceasingly all night and refused relief saying "the wounded men must be got in".'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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