Dodges Who Fought For Their Country|
World War I - Canada
"Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it. They suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died."
|Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery||Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery||Quary Wood Cemetery, Sains-Les-Marquion||Arras Road Cemetery, Roclincourt|
|British and American Poetry of World War I|
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Clifford Thomas Dodge b. March 18, 1895 ; Corporal; 16419; Age 23 Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) Division: 7th Bn.
Clifford died April 08, 1917, aged 23
He is buried in ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, Pas de Calais,France, ROCLINCOURT, France; Grave Memorial Reference I. A. 25.
Commemorated on Page 229 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
Location: Roclincourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, a little east of the road from Arras to Lens and Lille. The cemetery is on the west side of the main N17 road from Arras to Lens, about 6 kilometres north of Arras, and north of the village of Roclincourt. The cemetery was enlarged in 1926-29 by the concentration of 993 graves from a wide area mainly North and East of Arras. There are now over 1,000 First World war casualties commemorated in this site which covers an area of 4,084 square metres. It is enclosed on three sides by a stone rubble wall, and against the road by a retaining wall. Old dug-outs exist under the North-East corner and on the South-West boundary.
Clifford was the son of Thomas and Annie Dodge, of 1678, Broadway West, Vancouver.
|Lineage - Tristram Dodge of Block Island, Rhode Island |
Francis Everett Dodge, born : April 1, 1893, died age 21; Private, Army; Service Number 73128; Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment); Division 28th Bn.
He died October 12, 1915, age 21
He is buried in KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Belguim; Grave Memorial Reference K. 41
Francis was the son of Capt. Frank E. and Mary J. Dodge, of Hantsport, Hants Co., Nova Scotia.
Commemorated on Page 12 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
Location: KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 kilometres south of Ieper on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg (N331), connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N336). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). On reaching the village of Kemmel the first right hand turning leads onto the Reningelststraat. 600 metres along the Reningelststraat lies the right hand turning onto Nieuwstraat. 500 metres along the Nieuwstraat on the right hand side of the road lies the cemetery. Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
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George Tomlinson Dodge; Rank: Captain (Quartermaster) Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) 87th Bn; died on November 27, 1918
Military Service: Force: Army; Unit: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment); Division: 87th Bn.
Burial Information: VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France; Grave Reference: I. E. 28. Location:VALENCIENNES (ST.ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on the north-east side of the town, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre. It is on the north side of the road to Bruay-sur-L'Escaut.; Awards: M C Commemorated on Page 398 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
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William Edward Dodge, born March 16, 1894;
Private; Service Number 3030291 ; Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) Division: 54th Bn.
William died September 27, 1918 , aged 29 He is buried at QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUIONII, Pas de Calais,France. Grave Memorial Reference II. C. 34.
Location:Sains les Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939).The QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.
Commemorated on Page 398 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
William was the son of Henry Thomas and Sarah Ann Dodge, of Belmount, Ystradmynach, Cardiff, South Wales.
Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.