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William HODGKINSON

Regimental number1152
Place of birthMichelago, New South Wales
SchoolForest Lodge Superior Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address57 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs C Hodgkinson, 57 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in Garrisons Artillery , Paddington.
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"My Son had first rescued and carried a comrade from the firing line to safety. Was hit in the head by a sniper, lingured for a while before he died. Beautiful letter received by me from Lieut Clem Smith of Kingston S. East Adelaide concerning his death ." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death1 May 1915
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 93), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine HODGKINSON, 11 McDougall Street, North Sydney
Family/military connectionsWalter John Hodgkinson, "Ypres", Belgium
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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