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Geoffrey Hardwick DODSON

Regimental number793
Place of birthRugby, Warwickshire, England
SchoolEbborow School, Rugby, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Dodson, 4 St Matthew Street, Rugby, England
Previous military serviceServed as Bugler in Rugby Volunteer and Territorial Companies.
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 13 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a Freemason - Perth Lodge, Western Australia.
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death26
Family/military connectionsCousins: 586 Sergeant Henry Dodson NOON, 16th Bn, killed in action, 31 August 1916; Harold DICK, died of malaria after serving in Mesopotamia and Palestine.~

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