Herbert Dodd

Shropshire Yeomanry

Personal Details

Born: In 1888 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 21 June the same year in the Congregational Church, Whitchurch.

Family: He was the fifth of eight children born to George Dodd, a builder, and his wife Mary Jane. No marriage can be traced for Herbert.

Residence: He lived at 5 Mill Street, Whitchurch until at least 1911. In 1915 when he was discharged he lived at 27 Alkington Road, Whitchurch. His address at the time of his death in 1961 was 21 Alkington Road, Whitchurch.

Employment: In 1911 he was a joiner in the family business.

Died: 16 April 1961 in Whitchurch.

Military Details

Regiment: Shropshire Yeomanry

Rank: Private

Service Number: 1727

Date of Enlistment: 22 June 1914

Date of Discharge: 1 April 1915

Reason for Discharge: Sickness

Medals and Awards

Probably none awarded as it is unlikely he served in the ‘Theatre of War’.

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