Photo of Peter J. Hodgetts

Peter J. Hodgetts

Sapper

4th Divisional Signal Company

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Mr. Irvine
  • Plaque: 501

Additional Info

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Biography

Peter James Hodgetts was born in Ballarat. On 26th October 1914 he enlisted from Ballarat as a Sapper in the 4th Division Signals Company, with Regimental No.653. He was 21 years old, single, and employed as a tram conductor. He was killed on 7th July 1917 near Bailleul when an enemy aeroplane dropped a bomb near him. He is buried in the Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 501

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour