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Ernest Henry Dodd

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  • Service number
    54336 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Dodd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    54336 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    21 March 1880 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 Feb 1917 220 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Amy Esson (sister), C/o Mr M. Esson, Telegraph Office, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Jul 1917 Widowed AWMM
    Widowed, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    54336 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Cadets AWMM
    • College Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 23 February 1917 AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 36 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Jul 1917-16 September 1917 AWMM to Liverpool, Merseyside, England AWMM HMNZT 88 AWMM
    Vessel was Athenic AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    27th Reinforcements, G Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded slight in the head, April 1918 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Lance Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Dodd was the son of Ada Mary Dodd and Frederick Henry Dodd

    He was the father of Clifford Read Dodd (b 1905); Ada Lorna (b 1907) and Kenneth Jack (b 1913). His son Ernest is noted as his legal nok on the service record and his address C/o his guardian in Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand.

    All Black in 1901 and 1905

    Portraits on both New Zealand Rugby Museum and Nixon Pictures websites AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    38 AWMM
  • Date of death
    11 September 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Havrincourt, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Havrincourt, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    IV. B. 16. AWMM
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