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William Francis Lyon DODSON

ReligionChurch of England
AddressAlberton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs. L.S. Dodson, c/o Mr. H. Elverd, Kensington Road, Rose Park, South Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameDivisional Signals Company 2, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-20 September 1917
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XI, Row K, Grave No 17), nr Ieper, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia.
Other details

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

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