HODGMAN, VINCENT LADE
Was the son of W. L. Hodgman of St. Helens and died of pneumonia on the ill fated “Drayton Grange”. He was a member of the Second Federal Contingent who went out under Captain Morrisby in April 1902. Our young hero was too late to see any active service and died just before reaching home on August 2nd 1902 the same day as his comrade, C. Cundy. His friends do not wish to say any more of him than that he was a healthy minded, clean living country lad who did what he conceived was his duty.
Tasmanians in the Transvaal War by John Bufton
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