Heritage > HODGETTS Charles Jamieson: 1896 -1918, KIA ANZAC
Avenue of honour Upper YarraThe Upper Museum has initiated a project which is aimed at recreating the Memorial trees and plaques which were dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the Central Riding of the former Upper Yarra Shire.

Charles Jamieson HODGETTS

Charles Jamieson HODGETTS was born in 1896 in Somerset TASMANIA, his occupation was a millhand
1965/ 2636 Private Charles J. HODGETTS enlisted twice he was listed Missing in Action and wounded at 22 was Killed in Action at Bellicourt, FRANCE
Poppy lestweforgetFamily Name HODGETTS
Given Names Charles Jamieson
Birth Date 1896
Birth Place Somerset TASMANIA
Occupation at time of Enlistment Saw mill hand
Date of Enlistment 29.5.1916 as 2636, 6.05.1916 Private 1965
Age at Enlistment 19 years
Service Number(s) 1965 / 2636
Rank on Enlistment Private, previous 48th Infantry
Next of Kin Father: Albert A HODGETTS
Embarkation Embarkation roll
Address at Date of Enrolment Yarra Junction VIC
Date of Embarkation 6.9.1916
Name of Ship HMAT A10 Karoo
Port of Embarkation Melbourne, VIC
Nominal roll Nominal Roll
Rank on Nominal Roll Private
Unit on Nominal Roll 57 Battalion,
Fate Killed in action
Australia War Memorial Honour Roll Roll of honour.
Roll of Honour name projection
Charles Jamieson Hodgetts’ name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory
Location on the roll of Honour Panel No 164
Date of Death 29.9.1918
Place of Death or Wounding Bellicourt, FRANCE
Age at Death 22 years
Roll of Honour Circular Yes
Commemoration Details Bellicourt British Cemetery, Bellicourt, Aisne, FRANCE
Panel Reference Plot:1, Row:D, Grave:14.
Red Cross Files Wounded and Missing
Local Rolls of Honour
Manchester Unity Independent Order of Odd Fellows: Upper Yarra Museum.

  • Hodgetts C

Political Labor Council Honor Roll, Shire Hall Yarra Junction 1918: Upper Yarra RSL.

  • Hodgetts C

Yarra Junction School 3216 : Yarra Junction Primary

  • Hodgetts C
Local Memorials
Yarra Junction Cenotaph: Fallen

  • Hodgetts. C.J
Memorial trees Yarra Junction
AIF Data Base Charles Jamieson Hodgetts

Family and Early Life

Son of Alman Albert and Jane Hodgetts of 25 Chestnut St Murrumbeena Victoria, Native of Tasmania. Brother Pte Harold James 1398 29th Battalion KIA 1.12.1916 at Le Transloy.

Military Service


  1. Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – The Great War 1914 – 1919 Bob Sutherland
  2. School Days at the Junction, The Centenary Story of Yarra Junction Primary School 1894-1994,


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