Hodgkinson, Samuel Charles Lindsay (Lieutenant)

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number 1DRL/0353
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 folders: 1 cm.
Object type Letters
Maker Hodgkinson, Samuel Charles Lindsay
Date made 1912-1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/211
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Samuel Charles Lindsay Hodgkinson, RAN, Australia, 1912-1915. Collection includes letter to his brother Joseph, mainly discussing family matters & Hodgkinson's work with training naval cadets, mimeographed copies of ship's orders, and a copy of a report into an incident involving HMAS Australia on 19 December 1914.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Samuel Charles Lindsay Hodgkinson, HMAS Australia, who on 1 August 1915, died at the Royal Naval Hospital, South Queensferry, near Edinburgh, Scotland. Other biographical details concerning him are: born Baslow, Derbyshire, England; educated at Lady Manners' School, Bakewell, Derbyshire, was an RNR officer for several years prior to May 1912, when presumably he joined the RAN; age at time of death, 28.