Robert Dodds

RankLance Corporal
MedalsBritish War Medal, Victory Medal
RegimentCameronians (Scottish Rifles), 5th/6th Battalion
Military Service

Killed in action.
The 5th Battalion War Diaries record on the 26th September that the 5th/6th Battalion was involved in an attack on the German lines, begun the day before, situated just north of the town of “Westoutre” (Westouter) and around 8-10 miles to the SW of Ypres, in western Belgium.


c1894, Glasgow

Death26th September 1917
BurialTyne Cot Memorial, Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A.
CWGC Information

Son of Mrs. H. T. Dodds, of 53, Roslea Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow, and the late Alexander Dodds.


Alexander Dodds (c1867-1923) & Helen Tweedale (c1868- )

Father's Occupation

Overseer, Post Office (1911)


Agnes (c1898-1944), Margaret (c1899-), Mary (c1902-1926)






Clerk in shipping office (1911)

1901 Census

28 Grafton Street, Glasgow

1911 Census

53 Roslea Drive, Glasgow

Home Address

53 Roslea Drive, Glasgow

Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Sextus Lair 354/355
Other Memorials

Scottish National War Memorial
Whitehill United Presbyterian Church [now Dennistoun South Church]

Acknowledgements and Sources

Much of the information on which this profile is based is drawn from various internet sources which are listed below.  The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis also wish to make full acknowledgement and thanks for the permitted use of any information or images generously supplied specifically for exhibition, publication or display in connection with The Roll of Honour and accompanying profiles to Ancestry, and Find my past.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Family Search

Scotlands People

The Long, Long Trail

The Scottish War Memorials Project

5th Battalion The Cameronians, War Diary Dec 1915 – Sep 1918. (TNA WO 95/2422/3)



Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

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