Cyril Ingram DODSON


DODSON, Cyril Ingram

Service Number: 11266
Enlisted: 24 July 1940, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School Benalla
Born: Cardiff, Wales, 26 January 1908
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wardsman
Died: Illness (Appendicitis), Wangaratta Base Hospital, Wangaratta Base Hospital, Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia, 20 May 1943, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Benalla War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 11266
24 Jul 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 11266, No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School Benalla, Melbourne, Vic.

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Archibald Ingram Dodson and Annie Mary Dodson; husband of Veronica Ursula Dodson, of East St. Kilda.

The death took place at the Community Hospital, Wangaratta, on Thursday of last week of Sergeant Cyril Dodson, of the R.A.A.F. Sergt. Dodson was  born at Cardiff, and came to Victoria when three years of age. He returned from service in the Middle East, and was stationed at Benella. He was 35  years of age. His widow lives in St. Kilda Road, Melbourne. Burial took place at Benalla on Friday last, when deceased was given a full military funeral,  the coffin bearers and flower bearers being all airmen. Padre Sherlock officiated at the graveside. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Todd and  O'Brien.