Alfred Homewood HEDGECOCK

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HEDGECOCK, Alfred Homewood

Service Number: 624
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Canterbury, Victoria, January 1888
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Rochester Grammar School, England
Occupation: Furniture salesman
Died: Died of wounds, France, 31 August 1918
Cemetery: Herbecourt British Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, Melbourne, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Jul 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, 2nd occasion
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion
16 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 57th Infantry Battalion
12 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 57th Infantry Battalion
29 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 57th Infantry Battalion
15 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 57th Infantry Battalion
5 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 57th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, 3rd occasion - GSW (shoulder)
30 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 57th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, 4th occasion - shell wound (arm and back)

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