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William Roy * HODGSON

Other NamesHODGSON, William Roy~
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs R Hodgson, Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191
Date: 12 December 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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