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Regimental number1365
Date of birth26 April 1893
Place of birthLiverpool, England
True NameHODGKINS, Charles Crookes
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinW Hodgkins, 5 Melbourne Street, New Brighton, Cheshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date24 March 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 1880 Pte Roy BASSINGTHWAIGHTE, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 20 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit: chronic ulcer, left buttock), Sydney, 24 March 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 July 1975
Age at death82
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HODGKINS Charles

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