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Sydney Frederick HODGES

Regimental number125
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address80 Fergie Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hodges, 80 Fergie Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'At POZIERES, FRANCE from 22nd. to 27th. July inclusive with very little rest continually carried wounded from front line to collecting Post. He was under continuous shell fire while passing through the village at POZIERES and down the road.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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