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George Henry HODGES

Regimental number5390
Place of birthWalthamstour, Essex, England
SchoolConway Road, Plumstead, Woolwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, G Hodges, 91 High Street, Plumstead Kent, England
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Left England owing to unimployment in 1909. His three younger brothers just demobbed from English Forces, his twin brother Ernest Jospeh Hodges has been transferred from Egypt to Mental Hospital since armistice after suffering from mental breakdown. He served in Salonica and Egypt with the R.A.S.C. - B.E.F." Details from Brother.
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death30.6
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane HODGES, 7 Anglesea Road, Woolwich, England
Family/military connectionsHad many friends before leaving Gostywich, Uralla, NSW
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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