Lyle Evered HODGES

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HODGES, Lyle Evered

Service Number: 881
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Fairfield, Fairfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the hip penetrating the spine, General Hospital, Gibraltar, 26 November 1915
Cemetery: Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery
Grave E. 3194. INSCRIPTION NOT UNDERSTOOD" Chaplain A. Sackett officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fairfield Uniting Church WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 881, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 881, 19th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 881, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
29 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 881, 19th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the hip penetrating spine. Transferred to the HS Somali on 30 October 1915

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and the son of Walter A. and Sophia Jane Hodges, of "Somerset," Dursley St., Fairfield, New South Wales.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

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

Apprenticed to Carl Honeman of Fairfield, NSW