Service Number: 5/400181

Rank: Private

Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: Korea, 1950-1953

Conflict eligibility date:  Korea, 1950-1953

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Date of death: 25 January 1953

Place of death: Korea

Cause of death: Presumed

Place of association: East Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea

Notes: Private Hodgkisson's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.

Source: AWM149 Roll of Honour cards, Korea

Location on the Roll of Honour

Joseph William Hodgkisson's name is located at 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Joseph William Hodgkisson's is located

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