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Harry HODGMAN

Regimental number580
Place of birthBrighton, Tasmania
SchoolBrighton State School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationSalesman
Address375 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T C Hodgman, Newtown, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe passed Senior Public exam - matriculated. Went into N.S.S. Company's Office, Hobart; was transferred as confidential clerk to Mr. Sal Johnson's Office, Melbourne. Was among the first lot to enlist, and march out to Broadmeadows. (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death22.6
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Bridgewater State School Roll of Honour, Bridgewater, Tasmania.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4325 Corporal Allen Gunn HODGMAN, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 4923 Lance Corporal Frank Rule HODGMAN, 52nd Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; Cousin: 441 Sergeant Cyrus Havelock LADE, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 23 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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