William Robert Dodd


Submitted by Malcolm Dodd.

William was Malcolm’s grand father

Born abt. 1879 at Crookesmoor, Sheffield, William was a Sergeant # 2102 with the 1/4th Hallamshire Battalion of the York & Lancs. He was killed in Theipval Wood on 3/7/1916. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. William was awarded the Military Medal on 3/6/1916 for bravery in the field, the family believe it was for saving an officers life. He had previously served with the York & Lancs Volunteer Force from 1895 – 1898.










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