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  • Photo published 1st January 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Nottingham
Ernest Dodd was born in 1882 at Nottingham, he married his wife Florence Bestwick in 1909 at Nottingham, they lived at 6 Ellen Terrace, Wilton Road, Nottingham. In the 1911 census he and his wife are living at 18 Mitchell Street, Nottingham, they are shown as Ernest Dodd 28 yrs a bricklayers labourer, he is living with his wife Florence 30 yrs a blouse machinist, they state they have been married for a year and have had no children. His wife Florence died in 1914 at Nottingham, she was 33 yrs old.
He was a bricklayers labourer.
09 Nov 1914
32
1610198 - CWGC Website
319
Lance Corporal
1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Lance Corporal 319 Ernest Dodd enlisted in Nottingham on 19th January 1904 , he was serving with the 1st battalion Northumberland Regiment when he was killed in action on 9th November 1914, he has no known grave , his name is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 19 December 1914: 'Dodd. Killed in action November 9th, France, Lance Corporal E Dodd, Northumberland Fusileirs, late 6 Ellen Terrace, Wilton Road, aged 32. Sister, brothers.'
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  • Photo published 1st January 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Ernest Dodd - Photo published 1st January 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918