Robert John Lodge

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Robert John Lodge
(1894–1971)
Birth: , Beverley, Western Australia
Death:
Parents: Sarah Constance Lodge (née Leake)
    1860–1939
Thomas Soutter Lodge
    8 May 1852 – 24 Feburary 1938
Siblings: Helen Rose Hall (née Lodge)
    1888–1967
Joan Soutter Martin (née Lodge)
    1892 – ?
Robert John Lodge
    1894–1971
Partners: Enid Joan Lodge (née McRae)
    1893 – 1949
Children: Nancy Lodge
    1921–?
Henry Soutter Lodge
    1924 – ?
Arthur Oliver Lodge
    1933 – ?
Thomas Alexander John Lodge
    1926 – ?
Authority control: Permalink: archives.org.au/RJL
FamilySearch: GMS9-MNR

Robert John 'Jack' Lodge was born in Beverley on 25 August 1894[1] to Sarah and Thomas Lodge.[2]

Military service

The following from the City of Bunbury's Anzac Heroes website:[3]

  • Service Number: 1840
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit/Division: 3rd Army Field Artillery Brigade
  • Enlistment Date: 1914-09-01
  • Enlistment Location: Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
  • Embarkation Port: Fremantle
  • Embarkation Date: 1914-10-31
  • Embarkation Ship: Medic
  • Disembarkation Port: Alexandria
  • Disembarkation Date: 1914-11-26
  • Locations Served: Egypt, England, Gallipoli, Western Front
  • Discharge Date: 1919-02-17
  • Occupation: Clerk
  • Address: Forrest Street Cottesloe WA
  • Height: 170 cm
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Next of Kin: Father, Thomas Soutter Lodge
  • Next of Kin Address: Busselton, Western Australia
  • Religion: Church of England
Timeline
Completed Medical Examination Bellevue, and joined Depot Company Blackboy Hill as Private.
To Overseas Training Base Egypt
Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces for Gallipoli Peninsula
Admitted No. 2 Australian General Hospital Ghezireh Egypt ( Sprained Ankle ) ex 1st Field Ambulance ex 2nd Casualty Clearing Station
Admitted 1st Australian Aux Hospital Heliopolis Egypt
Transferred British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital Montazah Egypt
Discharged to Agricultural Hall Cairo Egypt
Rejoined Unit in the field Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ex Injury
Mustered as Gunner Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
Appointed ACTING BOMBARDIER in the field France
Granted Leave England
Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave
Promoted BOMBARDIER in the field France
Granted Leave England ex Duty Belgium
Rejoined Unit in the field Belgium ex Leave
Admitted 2nd Casualty Clearing Station Belgium ( ICT Buttock )
Rejoined Battalion in the field Belgium ex Injury
Admitted 26th General Hospital Etaples France ( Adenitis Right Axilla ) ex 2nd Casualty Clearing Station
Evacuated/Admitted 5th Southern General Hospital Portsmouth England ( ICT Left Arm )
Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
Granted Leave England
To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England ex Leave
To RBAA Heytesbury England ex Perham Downs
Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Injury
Wounded in Action France ( Gassed )
Admitted 30th General Hospital Calais France ex 1st Australian Field Ambulance ex 2nd Casualty Clearing Station then to Ambulance Train
Discharged to Australian General Base Depot Rouelles France ex No. 7 and No. 10 Convalescent Depots France
Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot ex Wounded
Appointed TEMPORARY CORPORAL in the field France
Promoted CORPORAL ( TEMPORARY SERGEANT ) in the field France
Embarked Havre France to Southampton England then to Parkhouse prior to Return to Australia
Embarked England for Australia per ” Port Lyttleton ”
Disembarked Australia
Discharged from Service

RTA after Anzac service, 1951.[4]

References

  1. "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTDZ-ML6 : 28 January 2020), Robert John Lodge, 1894.
  2. Index to the WA Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, Beverley district birth, reg. no. 1789.
  3. Lodge, Robert John on Anzac Heros by the City of Bunbury.
  4. X-A.I.F. MAN INJURED (1951, April 26). The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), p. 16. Retrieved July 22, 2021, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48194078
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