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Edward Charles HODGKINSON

Regimental number2688
Place of birthPaddington, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPaddington Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
Address242 Oxford Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hodgkinson, 242 Oxford Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Worked as a Bookbinder before the war started. Left Egypt in March, 1916 on 1st Australian Transport ship for France. Was an enthusiastic student of English and French literature." Details from Father
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPuchevellers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and mary HODGKINSON, 242 Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney. Native of Paddington, Sydney

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