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George Henry Hodgson

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Hodgson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41551 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1874 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Ross, South Island Public - Barbara - Direct descendant - 3 August 2016 - Family member
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Baker (sister), Frankley Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41551 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Grocer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    103 Harrison Street
    Wanganui.
    He had a horse and cart for shop deliveries, the horse was taken for t Public - Barbara - Direct descendant - 3 August 2016 - Family member
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the late John and Ann Hodgson, of Ross, Westland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 October 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Passchendaele Public - Barbara - Direct descendant - 3 August 2016 - Family Papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    White House Cemetery Ieper West Vlaanderen Belgium AWMM III. F. 13. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • While researching the Hodgson family - who may be distant cousins - I found the name of George Henry Hodgson 1874-1917 who died of wounds at Passchendaele. My wifes grandfather George Lewis Stewart also died of wounds in the same slaughter. At least they had known graves - unlike the 800 or more New Zealanders who had no known grave. George Hodgson was 43 when he sailed to France as a replacement.He should have been turned down because of his age but probably said he was younger. I wonder if young men today would have the same sense of duty.
    Rest in peace George - you are still remembered.
    Public - Nigel - Researcher - 5 January 2022
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 20 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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05 January 2022NigelGold Coast AustraliaResearcher
03 August 2016BarbaraFeilding New ZealandDirect descendant

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