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William Cornwall HODSON

Regimental number4451
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolQuarry Hill State School
Other trainingJeweller
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFlour miller
AddressBrunswick Street, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs H C Hodson, Brunswick Street, Granville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Commonwealth Military Forces
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 June 1958

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