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Dodges Who Fought For Their Country
The Vietnam Conflict

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 Taunton, Massachusetts. We believe that his ancestors were came from Northern England


Lineage -through Tristram Dodge of New Shoreham, Block Island, Rhode Island

Ashley O. Dodge, b. November 1927, Worthington, Massachusetts
Ashley served one tour in Korea and two in Vietnam.
Ashley was the son of the Sheridan Philip Dodge and Gladys H. Severance.
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

Dale Lee Dodge, b. 19 Apr 1954, Rockland, Illinois and d. 4 Nov 2004, Whidby Island NAS, Island Co., Washington
BM1 US NAVY; After graduating from Conant High School in 1972, Dale joined the United States Navy, where he learned to tie all manner of knots and was able to exhibit patriotism and love for his country. He became a boatswains mate, serving from June 27, 1972, to Sept. 30, 1992. Dale served on board the USS Roanoke, the USS Constellation, the USS Berkeley, and the USS White Plains. He also served as Special Service and Security at NAS Bermuda, Drill Instructor and Company Commander at San Diego and SIMA in San Diego, where he retired. .
Dale is buried at: BURIED AT: SECTION 9B SITE 47, TAHOMA NATIONAL CEMETERY, 18600 SE 240TH ST KENT, WA
Dale was the adopted son of Lyle Everett Dodge and Francis May KLOPIEN Dodge
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

David Child Dodge, b. August 1, 1920 and d. October 15, 2007. LCDR US NAVY, WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
David is buried at: Section 7, site 805, Fort Logan National Cemetery, 4400 West Kenyon Avenue, Denver, Colorado
David was the son of John Bentley Dodge and Margaret NILES Dodge.
Lineage - John Dodge of Middle Chinnock, England, through William

Edward L. Dodge Jr. born 4-28-30 served in Viet Nam with the U.S. Army Airborne, 173rd Airborne Brigade from May 1966 to May 1967.
Edward also served in served in Korea with the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. John A Bole DD755 from June 1950 to July 1952.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 25 years of Military service.
Edwards parents were Edward Lewis Dodge and GertrudeO'Connel
Lineage - We do not yet know the ancestry of this family.

George Herbert Dodge, born 03/02/1921, and died 06/15/1997
MAJ US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM BURIED AT: KOHLERLAWN CEMETERY, NAMPA, ID MERIDIAN, ID
George was the son of Iverson Mason Dodge and Annis May Shores.
Lineage - John Dodge of Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

George Stanley Dodge was a heliocopter pilot in Vietnam.
He was the son of James Manual Dodge and Elizabeth Stone.
Lineage - Tristram Dodge

Hale A. Dodge, U.S. Army Air Forces pilot in China, Burma and the India theater during World War II, also the Korean and Vietnam wars. Retired after 27 years, as a colonel.
Hale was the son of Gilber Ray Dodge and Nora Helen Thon
Hale's brother, Ward Kent Dodge served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and lost his life in the Vietnam War.
Lineage - Unknown

Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record :
Harlow P. Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 23 May 1970
Date Recommended Award Received : 20 Apr 1970; Date Award Forwarded : 02 May 1970
Service/Country: U.S. Army; Command/Staff: IV Corpsbr> Recommended Award: Bronze Star Medal (Service): Approved Award: Bronze Star Medal (Service)
Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [South Vietnam] (RVN)
Award presented while Living
Lineage - Unknown

Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record
Harry E Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 26 Aug 1969
Date Recommended Award Received : 29 Jun 1969; Date Award Forwarded : 03 Aug 1969
Service/Country: U.S. Army; Command/Staff: Training Directorate
Recommended Award: Bronze Star Medal (Service)
Approved Award: Bronze Star Medal (Service)
Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [South Vietnam] (RVN)
Award presented while Living
Lineage - Tristram Dodge, Block Island

Hascal Oscar Dodge, b. 1941 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam.
Hascal Oscar is the son of Harold Oscar Dodge and Mildred Dorothy Derosia. Hascal is is a brother of James Renfrew Dodge below.
Lineage - Tristram Dodge, Block Island

James Renfrew Dodge, b. 1947 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, enlisted in the U.S. Navy Seabees and served in Vietnam
James is the son of Harold Oscar Dodge and Mildred Dorothy Derosia. James is a brother of Hascal Oscar Dodge above.
Lineage-Tristram Dodge of Block Island, Rhode Island
John Stamford Dodge served in the US Army, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star.
He was the son of John Eugene Dodge and Lola Courtney
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through his son Richard
Lester Albert Dodge, Served in Viet Nam in the Marine Corps. 3 tours of Duty.
Born Feb. 9, 1937; Died: Apr. 29, 2001
He enlisted October 2, 1956 and was discharged Jan 11, 1977
Buried at: South Buxton Cemetery, Buxton York County Maine
Lineage - Tristram Dodge

Lester Eugene Dodge, AMS1 US NAVY, KOREA, VIETNAM
Born 02/16/1929; Died: 12/20/2001
Buried at: SECTION 2 SITE 1286, San Joaquin Velley National Cemetery
32053 West McCabe Road, Gustine, CA 95322
Lineage - Unknown

Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record :
Marvin M Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 29 Sep 1969
Date Recommended Award Received : 24 Oct 1969; Date Award Forwarded : 01 Nov 1969
Service/Country: U.S. Navy; Command/Staff:
Recommended Award: Navy Commendation Medal (Service)
Award presented while Living
Lineage - Tristram Dodge of Block Island, Long Island

Michael Timothy Dodge, served in the Vietnam war and participated in the ground breaking ceremony for the Wall.
He received a purple in that ceremony.
Michael died in 1986. Michael was the son of Roy Dodge and Mary Ellen (Pollard) Dodge. who were from the Rochester, New York area.
Lineage - through Tristram Dodge of Block Island, Rhode Island.

Norman L. Dodge, b. Nov. 25, 1930, served in both the Korean and the Vietnam wars.
Norman is the son of LaVerne Edgar Dodge and Lillian May Knoop Dodge
Lineage - Unknown

Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record :
Paul L Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 17 Sep 1970
Date Recommended Award Received : 06 Jul 1970; Date Award Forwarded : 09 Aug 1970
Service/Country: U.S. Army; Command/Staff: III Corps
Recommended Award: Bronze Star Medal (Valor); Approved Award: Bronze Star Medal (Valor)
Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [South Vietnam] (RVN)
Award presented while Living

2nd Award:
Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record
Paul L Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 17 Sep 1970;
Date Recommended Award Received : 21 Jul 1970; Date Award Forwarded : 27 Aug 1970
Service/Country: U.S. Army; Command/Staff: III Corps
Recommended Award: Army Commendation Medal (Service)
Approved Award: Army Commendation Medal (Service)
Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [South Vietnam] (RVN)
Award presented while Living
Lineage - Unknown

Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record
Peter B Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 13 Feb 1969
Date Recommended Award Received : 06 Dec 1968; Date Award Forwarded : 01 Jan 1969
Service/Country: U.S. Navy; Command/Staff: Acofs for Intelligence
Recommended Award: Joint Service Commendation Medal (Service)
Approved Award: Joint Service Commendation Medal (Service)
Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [South Vietnam] (RVN)
Award presented while Living
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through his son, 'Farmer' William

Philip Vincent Dodge b. 04/04/1937 and d. 07/17/2002
Sgt First Class US ARMY, VIETNAM
Buried at: SECTION L-2 ROW 7 SITE 3, Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road, Owing Mills, Maryland
Lineage - Unknown

Richard L. Dodge, 1st ANTI-TANK Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1966-1967
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

Robert Lewis Dodge of Schnectady, New York. Army, commissioned 2 Lt. Signal Corps from Norwich University June 1961
He served in the Phillipines and Vietnam 1967 and 1968.
DOS 31 Aug. 1969, Rank CPT
He served 1990-1994 as SSG in the Michigan Army National Guard and died 4 Mar 1994
Robert's father, Albert Osman Dodge, Sr., served in the second World War and Albert Osman Jr.,served in the Korean war.
Albert's parents were Albert Osman Dodge, Sr., and Nellie Matilda Shirley Rich.
Submitted by Whitney Maxfield
Lineage - Unknown

Vietnam War, Awards and Decorations of Honor, 1965-1972 Record
Rodney E Dodge; Date Eligible to Return from Overseas : 15 Feb 1972
Date Recommended Award Received : 04 Oct 1971; Date Award Forwarded : 26 Nov 1971
Service/Country: U.S. Army; Command/Staff: Cords
Recommended Award: Bronze Star Medal (Achievement)
Approved Award: Bronze Star Medal (Achievement); Clusters: One Cluster
Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [South Vietnam] (RVN)
Award presented while Living
Lineage - Tristram Dodge of Block Island, Rhode Island

Russell E. Dodge, served as a 1st Sgt in the US Army in Viet Nam and Korea
He is buried at Beal Memorial Cemetery , Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa County, Florida, USA
Russell was the son of Charles Greeley Dodge and Lena McKenzie
Lineage - Unknown

Sebert L. Dodge , b. 9 Mar 1943 and d. 23 Feb 2009
Sebert was the son of Sebert G. Dodge and Veda F. MARTIN Dodge
Lineage - Tristram Dodge, Block Island

Pat Gilmore; Vietnam in 1971 - 1975 all the way through the Gulf War in 1991. He flew C-141 jet transports for 19 1/2 of his 21 Air Force years and has flown all over the world.
Lineage - Tristram Dodge, Block Island

Thomas Earle Dodge, b. 20 Sep 1941, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts and d.27 Dec 2002, Allison Park, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania2
CAPT US AIR FORCE, VIETNAM
Thomas was the son of Clifford Francis DODGE , Jr and Ann SOUTHWICK
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

Whitney John Maxfield of Barrre, Vermont., served in Vietnam and Korea
Service with the VTANG: 1 Sept 1969 - 3 Feb 1971
Whitney's parents are Morris H. Maxfield and Louise Boyce Dodge
Submitted by Whitney Maxfield
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

Rob Moody was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division from 1-68 to 3-69, receiving awards in RVN 1969. On enquiry from us, Rob said that the awards were as follows: " Bronze Star for Valor, Bronze Star for Meritorious Service and Air Medal. None of which in my mind were deserved. And believe me that is not false modesty. Especially compared to what some of the guys did and were not recognized."
Two of Rob's ancestors (uncles), Alonzo Dodge, and Everett Dodge, gave their lives for our country in the Civil War.
Elias and Susan Dodge were Rob's great-grandparents
Rob's parents were Jessie and Ardine Moody
Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard

Timothy Wayne Spink, born 23 May 1946, Glendale, California. died 28 August 2005, Peoria, AZ
Sergeant, USMC served in Vietnam with the 27th Marines and Force Logistics Command, February 1968 - February 1969.
Timothy was the son of Joseph E. and J. Donnetta Spink