Robert Dodds

Lance Corporal
British War Medal, Victory Medal
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 5th/6th Battalion
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.
Son of Mrs. H. T. Dodds, of 53, Roslea Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow, and the late Alexander Dodds.
Alexander Dodds (c1867-1923) & Helen Tweedale (c1868- )
Overseer, Post Office (1911)
Agnes (c1898-1944), Margaret (c1899-), Mary (c1902-1926)
Clerk in shipping office (1911)
28 Grafton Street, Glasgow
53 Roslea Drive, Glasgow
53 Roslea Drive, Glasgow
Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Sextus Lair 354/355
Scottish National War Memorial Whitehill United Presbyterian Church [now Dennistoun South Church]
Acknowledgements and SourcesMuch 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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