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Richard John Laurence HODGE

Regimental number2498
Place of birthLeighton Buzzard England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressCharman Road, Cheltenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Hodge, Charman Road, Cheltenham, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Richard John
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death9 March 1974

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