Alfred Dodson (1883-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

DODSON, ALFRED. Private. No 40969. 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Formerly No 20546 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 20 Rose Cottage, Hall Bower, Huddersfield, 22.4.1883. Son of Phillis Ann Dodson, 4 Waingate, Berry Brow. Educated at Berry Brow Council School. Employed as a healder and twister-in at Crosland Factory. Single. Attended Hall Bower Sunday School. Enlisted 23.5.1916. Wounded 22.6.1917 near Arras. Killed in action near Ypres, 23.12.1917, aged 34 years. Buried HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 9a, Row C, Grave 8.
ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission