Harold James HODGETTS

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HODGETTS, Harold James

Service Number: 1398
Enlisted: 2 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Somerset, Tasmania, 2 April 1893
Home Town: Yarra Junction, Yarra Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Yarra Junction State School
Occupation: Sawmill hand
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 December 1916, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1398, Melbourne, Victoria
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1398, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1398, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
1 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1398, 29th Infantry Battalion

Harold James Hodgetts

Harold was my grandmothers first cousin - Ida Mabel Davies. Her father Crawford was the brother of Harolds mother Jane Davies. My son Alex Psaltis looks a bit like him. Its hard to imagine the pain his mother went through to lose two sons in WW1.

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Harold was born as James HODGETTS on 2nd April, 1893 in Tasmania

His parents were Alman Albert HODGETTS and Jane DAVIES