Private James Dodds

Private James Dodds, 7th ( Service ) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He died from wounds in Belgium on the 4rth October 1918, aged 20, during the “Advance to Victory”. He had been born in Selkirk in 1898 and was the son of Robert and Elizabeth Dodds of 76 Back Row, Selkirk. He died in the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station at Haringhe and is buried in Haringhe ( Bandaghem ) Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. where his Headstone is inscribed ” Until The Day Break”. The photographs show the victorious Allies advancing against the retreating Germans during the last 100 days of the War. ( His brother George also fell, see above ).

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