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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth New York United States Source:1658608 15th May 1894
1914
service Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Division - Hood Battalion Source:9077033 September 1914 - 4th May 1915
1914
commission Temporary Source:9077031 24th September 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9077033 October 1914
1915
service Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7th (Hood) Battalion Source:9077031 January 1915 - 6th June 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9077031 4th May 1915
1915
hospitalisation "Wounded during operations in the Dardanelles" Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 4th May 1915
1915
hospitalisation Hospital report Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 6th May 1915
1915
hospitalisation Medical board findings Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 29th May 1915
1915
appointments Lieutenant RNVR Source:9077035 7th June 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Temporary Lieutenant 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7th (Hood) Battalion Source:9077031 7th June 1915 - 4th January 1916
1915
hospitalisation Medical board findings Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 16th June 1915
1915
hospitalisation Reported fit for active service Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 24th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Further treatment recommended by a private doctor Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 31st August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Resurveyed by Admiralty Medical Department Hospital/Institution Source:9077031 12th October 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9077031 5th November 1915
1915
awards Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) British Award/Decoration Source:9391734 9th November 1915
1916
discharge Source:9077031 4th April 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 10th (Service) Battalion (Battersea) Source:1658608 5th April 1916 - 12th November 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Machine Gun Corps Infantry Source:9391734 13th November 1916 - 21st February 1918
1918
service British Army Temporary Major Machine Gun Corps Infantry Source:9391734 22nd February 1918 - 7th October 1918
1918
service British Army Temporary Major Suffolk Regiment Service Battalion Source:9391734 8th October 1918 - 2nd November 1918
1918
appointments Battalion Commander, 16th Bn Sussex Regt Source:9391734 3rd November 1918 - 10th April 1919
1918
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Colonel Royal Sussex Regiment 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Battalion Source:1658608 3rd November 1918 - 10th April 1919
1919
service British Army Temporary Major Suffolk Regiment Source:9391734 10th April 1919 - 18th December 1920
1919
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9391734 3rd June 1919
1920
discharge Source:9391734 18th December 1920
1929
marriage Minerva Sherman Source:9391774 1929
1939
service British Army Second Lieutenant 101106 Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Source:9391734 14th October 1939
1941
internment pow Germany Source:9391774 19th June 1941
1944
internment pow Germany Source:9391774 1944 - February 1945
1944
internment pow Sagan Germany Source:9391774 March 1944
1946
service British Army Temporary Major Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Source:9391734 18th April 1946
1946
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9391734 18th April 1946
service Royal Navy Temporary Lieutenant 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7th (Reserve) Battalion Source:9077031
service Royal Navy Temporary Lieutenant 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 2nd (Reserve) Battalion Source:9077031
hospitalisation Wounded in France and Flanders Hospital/Institution Source:9391774
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9077031
1960
death Not War Related "Died of a heart attack at the age of 66 while hailing a taxi near Hyde Park." London United Kingdom Source:9077036 Source:9391774 1960

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Bigelow
Initials JB
Last Name Dodge
Source 9391734
First Names John Bigdon
Initials JB
Last Name Dodge
Source 1658608
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Royal Naval Division - Hood Battalion Sub Lieutenant
Royal Navy 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7th (Hood) Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
Royal Navy 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 2nd (Reserve) Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
Royal Navy 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7th (Reserve) Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
Royal Navy 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7th (Hood) Battalion Sub Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Infantry Temporary Major
British Army Suffolk Regiment Temporary Major
British Army 101106 Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Second Lieutenant
British Army Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Temporary Major
British Army Machine Gun Corps Infantry Temporary Captain
British Army Suffolk Regiment Service Battalion Temporary Major
British Army Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 10th (Service) Battalion (Battersea) Temporary Captain
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Battalion Acting Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Flora, Later The Honourable Mrs Lionel Dodge nee Bigelow later Guest mother
Charles Stuart Dodge father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Minerva Sherman wife 1929
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1940 6'3"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
Royal Navy, 1914 Star Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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London Gazette M2740
Colonel John Bigelow Dodge and “The Great Escape” M2740

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J B Dodge M2740
Major John "Johnnie" Dodge M2740
Officers of the Hood Battalion at Blandford Camp M2740

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