Robert John (Jack) LODGE

LODGE, Robert John

Service Numbers: 1840, W30678
Enlisted: 10 September 1914
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 19 Garrison Battalion
Born: York, Western Australia, 25 August 1893
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 17 July 1971, aged 77 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Perth, W.A.
Crematorium Rose Gardens - Garden 22-035
Memorials: Busselton War Memorial, Dalgetys Honour Roll WA, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club WWI HR
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1840, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
31 Oct 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 1840, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Medic, Fremantle
31 Oct 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 1840, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
3 Dec 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1840, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Gun shot wound to arm in France
29 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1840, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Gassed in France
23 Sep 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Promoted in the Field in France

World War 2 Service

21 Oct 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (WW2), Sergeant, SN W30678, 19 Garrison Battalion

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Biography contributed by Joy Dalgleish

Robert married 1st Enid Joan McRae 25 Jan 1921, they had a daughter. Enid passed away in 1949. He married 2nd Lillian Lester Jones in 1958.

The West Australian (Perth: WA: 1879-1954)

Thursday 26 Apr 1951 Page 16


Returning home about 2.25 p.m. yesterday after attending Anzac Day services in Perth, a veteran of the A.LF. who took part in the landing on Gallipoli, was struck by the rear of a utility at the corner of Walcott and Beaufort streets, Mt Lawley. He is Robert John Lodge (58), of Clothilde street, Mt Lawley, and he received a lacerated forehead. The driver of the utility was Leonard Haines of Marlborough street, Maylands. The injured man was taken in a St.  John am bulance to the Royal Perth Hospital, where he was treated and allowed to go.