William HODSON

Regimental number6786
Place of birthThorne Levels, North Doncaster, England
SchoolThorne Levels, Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia30
AddressCollingwood Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, G Hodson, Collingwood Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave no. 34A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma HODSON. Native of New Hexthorpe, Doncaster, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal