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Walter * HODGSON

Place of birthAshfield, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School and Sydney High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address43 Mort Street, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A S Hodgson, 43 Mort Street, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAustralian Rifle Regiment
Enlistment date13 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 58), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isiah and Alice HODGSON, "Florence", Harbourne road, South Kensington, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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