HODDER, George

Service Number: 861
Enlisted: 15 March 1915, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sale, Victoria, Australia, 1870
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 December 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row I, Grave 12 Rev. Canon H.S. Reid officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Boulder Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 861, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 861, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 861, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth name registered as David Samuel George Hodder registration number 4839

Son of Samuel Hodder and Clara Amelia Hodder nee Fermaner of South Yarra, Victoria

Next of kin given as his sister Mrs J Hunter of 355 Montague Street, Albert Park, Victoria.

Brother of Charles Hodder, Florence Elizabeth Singer Deering nee Hodder of Perth, WA;  Jessie Matilda Hunter nee Hodder of Kyneton, Victoria, Arthur Joseph Hodder, Clara Eleanor Hodder, Emily Jane Hodder, Margaret Julia Hodder, Richard Charles Hodder, Mark Henry Hodder and James William Hodder, 

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also worked as an employee of the Water Supply