Charles HODGE

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HODGE, Charles

Service Number: 2791
Enlisted: 14 June 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Walkerville, South Australia, 25 July 1886
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Catholic School, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (influenza), Fovant, England, 30 January 1919, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Tidworth Military Cemetery, England
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

14 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2791, Adelaide, South Australia
21 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2791, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2791, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
30 Jan 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 2791, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

Charles Hodge - Parents

Charles Hodge was born in the year 1886 and died in 1919. He was my great uncle. His parents were Charles Hodge and Mary Agnes Hodge (nee Mead) who resided in Adelaide. He was brother to my grandmother, Emily Florence McPhee (nee Hodge), and an uncle to my mother Joyce McPhee. He had 12 brothers and sisters.

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Biography contributed by Paula Kerr

Charles Hodge was born 1886 at Walkerville SA to parents Charles Hodge and Mary Agnes Hodge (nee Mead).

Charles was the brother of my grandmother Emily Florence McPhee (nee Hodge). He was the uncle of my mother Joyce McPhee. He had 12 brothers and sisters. 

Charles' father was the last one horse cab driver in Adelaide and an article written about him was posted in The Register News -Pictorial Adelaide SA 12/1/1929 "Last of the One Horse Cabbies (nla.gov.au)". - Paula Kerr (Adelaide, SA)

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