Teddy Dodson (1893-1917)

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, TEDDY. Private. No 267417. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Longroyd Bridge 2.10.1893. Son of Sam and Mary Elizabeth Dodson, 31 Quaker Row, Luck Lane, Marsh. Attended Holy Trinity Church of England School, Huddersfield. Employed as a general dealer by his father. Single. Attended the Marsh United Methodist Church and the Queen Street Mission. Enlisted 24.1.1916. Embarked for France in June, 1916, and was admitted to hospital in September, 1916, suffering from trench fever. Killed in action near Arras, 18.5.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsh War Memorial.

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