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Letters received on the death of Howard Dodd
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Creator : Dodd (Family)
Source : Dodd family, PRG 244/11/1-3
Date of creation : 1916
Format : Letter
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Three letters received by Mr Dodd and Miss Dodd advising them of the death on active service at Gallipoli of their son and brother Howard Dodd. They were written in February, March and April 1916 by Louis Nourse, W. Turner and Bugler Jarvis respectively to members of the Dodd family on the death of Howard Dodd at Gallipoli on May 2nd, 1915. Includes full transcripts of all three letters.

1316a Private Howard George Dodd, a blacksmith, was born at Port Elliot on 4 January 1894. He enlisted in the 16th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements, on 30 November 1914. He was killed in Action at Gallipoli on 2 May 1915. Dodd's name is on the Lone Pine Memorial at Gallipoli.

View a typescript transcript of these letters.


View Dodd's AIF service record [National Archives of Australia].

Related names :

Dodd, Howard George

Jarvis, Bugler A. H.

Nourse, Louis

Turner, W.

Coverage year : 1915
Further reading :

Bean, C. E. W. Gallipoli mission, Sydney: ABC Enterprises in association with the Australian War Memorial for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990

Carlyon, Les. The great war, Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2006

Gammage, Bill. The broken years: Australian soldiers in the Great War, Ringwood, Vic.: Penguin Books, 1990

Kent, David. From trench and troopship: the experience of the Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1919, Alexandria, N.S.W.: Hale & Iremonger , 1999

Macdougall, Anthony. Australians at war: a pictorial history, Nobel Park, Vic.: Five Mile Press, 2002

Robertson, John. Anzac and Empire: the tragedy & glory of Gallipoli, [Richmond, Vic.]: Hamlyn Australia, 1990

Internet links :

Australian War Memorial See: Encyclopedia: Gallipoli

Gallipoli: The drama of the Dardanelles [Imperial War Museum, UK]

Visit Gallipoli [Department of Veterans Affairs]

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: First World War 1914-1918



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