|Place of birth||Stone Hut, South Australia|
|Address||Pine Spring, Laura, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, David Melville Hodge, Pine Spring, Laura, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/60/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||43rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 16 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917; marched in to 2nd Training Bn, Durrington, 19 February 1917.
Admitted to Parkhouse Military Hospital, 16 April 1917 (mumps); discharged to Depot, 4 May 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 30 July 1917; taken on strength, 43rd Bn, in the field, 17 August 1817.
On leave to England, 1 March 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 20 March 1918.
Admitted to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1918; transferred to Ambulance Train No 19, and admitted to 5th General Hospital, 6 August 1918 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to England, 7 August 1918, and admitted to Cheltenham VAD (affiliated with 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol), 8 August 1918 (old leg wound, slight); discharged on furlough, 24 October 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 7 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918 (old injury, right leg); disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disability prior to enlistment), Adelaide, 29 March 1919.
Total war service: 2 years 151 days (of which 2 years 60 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HODGE Angus|