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Edmund Francis (Frank) 
Dodsworth
1875 - 1916


Edmund Francis (Frank) 
Dodsworth
, Journalist and author (1901). 2305 Lance Corporal EDMUND FRANCIS DODSWORTH 5th Bn. London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) (1917) 2004: - Charlie Dodsworth: " He had an unfortunate life and, I believe, went to prison. He had a gallant end in World War I and I enclose a letter about his death as a corporal in France in 1916. My father and grandfather were sorry for him, but I fear he was a no gooder and all the family seemed to have been frightened of him. Pager 1 France 17.7.16 (pale inscription in pencil at the top London Ri... Looks like 'Rifles') Dear Madam, It is with much regret that I have to inform you that Lance Corporal F. Dodsworth died on wound on 2nd July. At first he was not chosen to take part in the advance, but being a keen and capable man and almost broken-hearted at not being on a Gun Team, at Lt. Lane's request, I included (hi)m . He carried his load ....ht across to the German lines when he was wounded three times and the last seen of him was leaving the German lines to get his wounds dressed. It is a great loss to me as he was capable and reliable Page 2 ready for anything whatever it may (crossed out and overwritten 'might,' probably in pencil and in another hand) be. It was quite pathetic to see his distress when he heard that he was not to ... in the attack and the willingness with which he put aside his rank and did ordinary carrying work was very fine indeed. With deepest sympathy I remain Yours very tr(uly) J.C. Coote Capt. o/c 169 Try. B. Medal Index Cards Transcription Learn more Print transcription First name(s) Edmund F Last name Dodsworth Service number 2305 Rank Private Corps London Regiment Service record Soldier Number: 2305, Rank: Private, Corps: London Regiment Archive reference WO372/6 Archive reference description Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards Country Great Britain Image link http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D26 48488 Record set World War One British Army medal index cards Category Military, armed forces & conflict Subcategory First World War Collections from Great Britain The National Archives

Born: St. Leonard's on Sea, , , England 1875 Baptised:
Died: 2nd Jul 1916Buried:
Family:
Dodsworth
  of York

Ancestors
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1.
Edmund Francis (Frank) 
Dodsworth
(
Hall
) 1875 - 1916
2.
George Edward 
Dodsworth
(
Wilford
) 1841 - 1876
4.
Benjamin 
Dodsworth
(
Wallis
) 1810 - 1880
5.
Clare 
Wallis
(
Dodsworth
) 1818 - 1882
3.
Penelope Ruth 
Wilford
(
Dodsworth
) 1844 - 1877
6.
Maj.Gen. Edmund Neal 
Wilford
(
Drew
,
Swan
) 1800 - 1881
7.
Anne 
Swan
(
Wilford
) + ante 1881

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Spouses



1. St Leaonard's, Bridgenorth, Salop, England 27th Jun 1896
Nellie 
Hall
(
Dodsworth
) 1875 - post 1901

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1875Born St. Leonard's on Sea, England
3rd Apr 1881Grandson in 1881 census (census) Scarborough, Yorks., England
1891Nephew in 1891 census (census) Bristol, England
27th Jun 1896Married
Nellie 
Hall
(
Dodsworth
) 1875 - post 1901 Bridgenorth, Salop, England
1901Head of household in 1901 census (census) England
2nd Jul 1916Died
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