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Malby George Crofton Dodwell

Male 1876 - 1915  (39 years)



  • Name Malby George Crofton Dodwell  [1
    Birth 23 Mar 1876  Rydal, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Education abt 1889 - 1894  Wellington College, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Height 6 ft; Weight 200 lbs; Chest Measurement 35-36.
    Marriage abt May 1910  Kidderminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Alice Muriel Goodwin,   b. 03 Sep 1883, Kidderminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1979, Salisbury Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation - 1915  Indentor  [1
    • Indentor: A person who is a representative for a foreign company, product or a person, and who gets commission or royalty on any transaction which takes place in his home country irrespective of whether the transaction has taken place out of his effort or consent.
    • Member of the Commercial Travellers' Association of New South Wales
    Residence - 1915  Broowena, Darley Rd, Manly, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Military Service 05 May 1915 -  2nd Lieut, 20th Battn, Australian Infantry, AIF  [1, 3
    • The 20th Battalion was raised at Liverpool in New South Wales in March 1915 as part of the 5th Brigade. The 20th left Australia in late June, trained in Egypt from late July until mid-August, and on 22 August landed at ANZAC Cove. Arriving at Gallipoli just as the August offensive petered out, the 20th's role there was purely defensive. From 26 August, until its withdrawal from the peninsula on 20 December, the 20th Battalion was responsible for the defence of Russell's Top. [Australian War Memorial]
    • Embarked at Sydney per HMAT A35 "Berrima" 26 Jun 1915. Sick 10 Aug to 08 Sep (in hospital at Heliopolis with laryngitis) and again 24 Nov to 29 Nov (influenza).
    • On 27 and 28 November, severe rain and thunderstorms, which turned into blizzards, hit Gallipoli. More than 280 men died and there were 16,000 cases of frostbite and exposure [Anzac website]
    Death 13 Dec 1915  Gallipoli, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Killed in action  [1, 3
    • On the night of 19/20 December, the last Anzac and British troops were evacuated from Suvla and Anzac. The evacuation of these positions over the preceding two weeks had taken place virtually without casualties. [Anzac website]
    Burial 14 Dec 1915  Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Buried in cemetery at foot of Walkers RIdges by K C Single. Grave later lost. Commemorated on Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli.
    Person ID I4776  Tatham | Richmond branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2013 

    Family Alice Muriel Goodwin,   b. 03 Sep 1883, Kidderminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1979, Salisbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1910  Kidderminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • other children: Leonard Roland; Malby Crofton; Kathleen Edith
    Children 
     1. Doreen Muriel Dodwell,   b. 15 Apr 1911, Kidderminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 2002, Salisbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F1475  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Mar 1876 - Rydal, NSW Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1889 - 1894 - Wellington College, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt May 1910 - Kidderminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt May 1910 - Kidderminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1915 - Broowena, Darley Rd, Manly, NSW Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Killed in action - 13 Dec 1915 - Gallipoli, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 14 Dec 1915 - Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Army Lists & Records, Service Record.
      NAA: B2455, Dodwell MGC

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kidderminster, 2Q1910.

    3. [S34] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.