Dodges Who Fought For Their Country|
World War II - The Ultimate Sacrifice
"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."
|World War II Memorial, Washington, DC|
|Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France||Florence American Cemetery, Italy||Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii||Lorraine American Cemetery, France||Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines||Netherlands American Cemetery, Netherlands||Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France||Rhone American Cemetery, Draguignan (Var), France|
|Ardennes American Cemetery, and Memorial
|Brittany American Cemetery, and Memorial
St. James (Marche), France,
|Cambridge American Cemetery, and Memorial
|Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, and Memorial
|Luxembourg American Cemetery, and Memorial
|North African American Cemetery, and Memorial
|Rhone American Cemetery, and Memorial
|World War II songs|
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|John Dodge of Middle Chinnock, Somerset, England, was the father of William and Richard who came to America in 1629 and 1638, respectively. They settled in what is now, Salem, Massachusetts. Tristram Dodge came to Block Island, Rhode Island in 1660/61. He came from England, via Newfoundland, via Massachusetts.|
|Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through William |
Denver W. Dodge, Washington, Adair County, Iowa; Rank: Private
U.S. Army, 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division
Killed in Action, Friday, October 27, 1944. Buried at Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy; Plot: G Row: 2 Grave: 5;
Awards: Purple Heart
Submitted by ABMC Cemeteries and by his wife, Sylvia M. Dodge.
Denver was the son of George Denver Dodge and Lydia Radke.
|Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard
Dwight Harland Dodge, Boothbay, Maine.
U.S. Army, Corps of Military Police.
Dwight enlisted in the army in March of 1941, at the age of 26. He attended basic training in North Carolina. He was stationed in Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and California before receiving orders to ship overseas to New Caledonia in the Pacific Theater. He served in the 43rd military police battalion. After serving for two years and three months, he was on his way home from New Caledonia to attend officers training school and his ship was torpedoed on June 23, 1943. He was killed in the explosion. He was later buried at sea with his shipmates who were lost that day. He was awarded the purple heart posthumously for making the ultimate sacrifice for his country. He is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines.
Son of Aurthur H. Dodge and Grace E. Corey
Submitted by ABMC Tablets of the Missing, and by Sarah Sherman Brewer, Friend