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Reginald William Dodderidge

Reginald William Dodderidge

Date of Birth

12 June 1891


Borough Road College


Teacher at C.S., Enfield Lock, Chesterfield

Service number


WW1 rank


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Europe, Mediterranean

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,, BRCIC004, 1912 Annual Report.