Date of Birth
12 June 1891
Borough Road College, 1909-1911
Teacher at C.S., Enfield Lock, Chesterfield
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Theatre of war
Date of death
3 October 1918
Location of death
Chatham Naval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: 31)
Signalman Reginald William Dodderidge is described as being 5’10” with a 34” chest, brown hair and blue eyes. He attended Borough Road College for 2 years and is listed as being destined for a comprehensive school in Chesterfield. Whilst at the college he played tennis and represented the college in inter-college sport. He enlisted as a Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on 1 March 1916 and was called up on 27 March to serve as an instructor. On 6 June 1916 he passed his training as a signaller and was assigned to HMS St. Luc. The ship was torpedoed in the Mediterranean by U-boat105 on 3 October 1918.
Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Found in BFSS/Borough Road College Applications 1908 A-E, BFSS/2/9/10/5, forces-war-records.co.uk, BRCIC004, 1912 Annual Report.