This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: SS/101295
- Rank: Stoker 1st Class
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
- Unit/Ship: (RFR/CH/B/6718) Howe Battalion R.N. Div
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 04.06.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Helles Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 1 & 2
More about David Hodge
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial. He was the brother of Cpl John Hodge, 103, 4th Battalion Canadian Engineers and Cpl Sidney Hodge M.M. 799109, 4th Battalion Canadian Infantry.
Born in St Andrews on 1 November 1878, he was a resident of Downfield, Dundee, where he had been employed as a police constable. Hodge was listed as missing on 4 June, but his body was recovered and buried by members of the 1/6th Highland Light Infantry on 18 September 1915. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panels 1-2.
DOWNFIELD STOKER DIES FROM WOUNDS. Intimation has been received that Stoker David Hodge, Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division, has died from wounds. Information was received that Stoker Hodge was missing, but his father, Mr J. Hodge, King’s Cross Cottages, Downfield, has received word that he died in hospital at Alexandria from wounds received in action at the Dardanelles. Other two brothers are in the fighting line in France. The Courier, Saturday, 11 December 1915, 4.
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