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Louis George HODGES

Regimental number2144
Place of birthAbbotsford, Bundaberg, Queensland
SchoolSouth Kolan
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBingara Plantation, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs B Southam, Bingara Plantation, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'My brother lived just an ordinary life. His father died when he was 6 years old and mother when he was 13 years old. He had to make his own living as our home was gone. He offered his services when men were needed and gave his life. He died of wounds whilst Prisoner of War.' (details from sister)
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 24 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHaidar Pasha Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No 1), Constantinople, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louis and Jean HODGES
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Lewes.

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