Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Captain Francis DODGSON
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Captain Francis DODGSON.
8th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Henley F. Dodgson, of Bovingdon,
Herts. Educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge. Killed
10 July 1916. Aged 27.
Buried SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2.
(Was commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, - an example of a body being recovered and identified after the name was put on a memorial as having no known grave.)
Also commemorated on the Trinity College, Cambridge, War Memorial.
The photo of Captain Dodgson has been provided by Charles Fair <email@example.com>, to whom we are very grateful.
A great deal of information on the life of Captain Francis Dodgson, and his career with the 8th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, is told in "Marjorie's War" by Reginald and Charles Fair, published by Menin House and available from Amazon Books.
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