|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Hamilton Victoria|
|Address||Clark Street, Hamilton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, James Lodge, Clark Street, Hamilton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Conspicuous bravery at Pozieres, 25 July 1916.'
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Spelt Augustin Bernard Lodge on NR|
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry and skill in reconnoitring a position inder heavy fire prior to an attack, and subsequently in leading the attacking forces to their place of assembly. Afterr one company had lost all its officers, Captain Lodge went forward, rallied the men, and cleared the trench which was obstructing the advance. Although wounded he continued his work until the objective had been gained.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184