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Oliver William HODGKINSON

Regimental number2108
Place of birthNewborough, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England
SchoolChurch of England School, Gover Cross
Other trainingAgriculture
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressGnowangerup, Tambellup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Edward Hodgkinson, 'Bromleyhurst', Abbots-Bromley, Rugeley, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 26), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Mary HODGKINSON, Bromley Hurst, Abbots Bromley, Rugeley, Staffs.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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