DODSON Francis Ernest Stanley

Category: Military
Rank: Private 47900
Regiment or Ship: 3/5th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers 11th Division
Service Number(s): 47900
Date of Birth: 1898
Place of Birth: Bexhill
Date of Death: 14.11.1917
Place of Death: Ypres Place of Burial / Memorials:

1. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

2. Town War Memorial Bexhill.

3. St.Stephen’s Church Memorial Bexhill , as Stanley F.F.

4. St.Oswald’s Church Memorial Hooe as Stanley Ernest Francis.

5. St. Peter’s Church Memorial Bexhill

Address: "Woodlands,” Mount Pleasant, Bexhill

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Family Information


Father:    Ernest 1861
Mother:  Clara 1873

Ernest Dodson married Clara Wood in the September quarter of 1897, in Bexhill. They only had one son, Francis Ernest Stanley, and no record has been found of a marriage but, in 1917, he would have been only 19 years of age.

First World War Experience

He served in France and Flanders.

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