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Ludwig Duncan Hoddinott was born June 1893. At 22 years
of age, he enlisted in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and was assigned
Regt # 2234. On May 9,1916 promoted to A/Corp and on June 9,1916
promoted to A/Sgt. He was dispatched from St Johns (draft #9) on July
19,1916 aboard the SS Sicilian. Embarkation date (to France
?) October 3, 1916. Sgt Hoddinot died in battle on April 14, 1917. He
was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
The photo above was taken October 7, 1916 in Newfoundland then sent to his mother Mrs Augustus Hoddinott (Caroline Payne Hoddinott) from France.
Military Records Contact: Daniel B. Breen
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