DODD, Frederick William

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The following records have been discerned for Private Frederick William Dodd by Jennifer Layne for the BHCARA British Home Child Registry.  Listed among those on Barnardo Homes 'Faithful Unto Death' report of the 677 boys who gave their lives in World War One.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Frederick William Dodd
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1896
Registration district: Holborn
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1b
Page: 769

Library and Archives Canada
Given Name(s): Frederick
Surname: DODD
Age: 11
Gender: M
Port of Departure: London
Date of Departure: 1909-10-02
Port of Arrival: Quebec
Date of Arrival: 1909-10-19
Year of Arrival: 1909
Party: Barnardo Homes
Destination: Toronto, Ontario
Type of Records: Passenger Lists
Microfilm Reel Number: T-4764
Children travelling together: Q09BP
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Reference: RG 76 C1a
Item Number: 68866

Violet Helena Dodd was born in the Apr-Jun quarter of 1894 in Holborn, London, England.  She went on to marry John Eli Pearse in the Apr-Jun quarter of 1915 in Holborn, London.

Attestation papers were signed 24 Dec 1914 in Grenfell, Saskatchewan.  Frederick William Dodd was born 28 Sep 1896 in Truesberry, London, England.  He was a Farmer by trade.  His Next of Kin was Henry Dodd of 417 Northington Buildings, Clerkwell, London, England.  5' 5 1/2" in height with brown eyes and auburn hair.  His religion was noted as Church of England.

Commonwealth War Graves Registers and Circumstances of Casualty states that he Died of Wounds at No. 1 Canadian Field Ambulance in Poperinge, West Flanders, Belgium.  His Next of Kin was Henry Dodd of 417 Northington Buildings, Clerkwell, London, England.  An additional note was made in 1924 for his Sister, Violet Helena Pearse of 34 Lonsdale Square, Islington, London, England.  He was buried in Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium.  Plot 11, Row D, Grave 2.

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