Arthur Leslie HODDER

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HODDER, Arthur Leslie

Service Number: 3614
Enlisted: 23 March 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: South Bowenfels, New South Wales, September 1892
Home Town: Lithgow, Lithgow, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brickmaker
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 18 September 1917
Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3614, Sydney, New South Wales
22 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3614, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3614, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Sydney
18 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3614, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3614 Sapper Arthur Leslie Hodder, 1st Australian Tunnelling Company from South Bowenfels, NSW. A 23 year old labourer prior to enlistment on 23 March 1916, he embarked for overseas with Headquarters 4th Tunnelling Company from Sydney on 22 May 1916 aboard HMAT Warilda. He was killed in action near Ypres, Belgium on 19 September 1917 and is buried in the Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Belgium." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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