CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Mary Meta Hodge
Died: June 19, 1954

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Company:
Place of Birth:
Clontibret, County Monaghan
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Robert Hodge, [father], 255 Simcoe St., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
Same as next of kin
Date of Birth:
January 28, 1882
Trade or Calling:
Professional Nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
March 26, 1917
Age at enlistment:
35
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Enemy Air Raid on No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, France, May 30th, 1918 - wounded.
Date of Death:
June 19, 1954
Age at Death:
72
Buried at:
Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C.
Plot:
S 013 W 37
Commemorated:
Military Medal
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 4406 - 39
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps
Images
Nursing Sister Meta Hodge awarded Military Medal, 1918.

Summary of Toronto Star article entitled "Sister Hodge Wins M.M.", published November 1st, 1918.  See attached image for full article with a photo of NS Hodge.

  • article about NS Hodge captioned "Brave Woman Carried Wounded from Burning Building Until She Collapsed."
  • on May 30th, 1918, No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, France, was bombed.  Sister Hodge with another sister "...removed the patients out of their ward from the burning building, until Sister Hodge became so badly wounded she was rendered unconscious."
  • Hodge was the daughter of Mrs. S. Hodge and the late Robert Hodge of Winnipeg.  She was born in Ireland.  She graduated from the Winnipeg General Hospital.
  • Two brothers, H. B. Hodge of Wycliffe College and Robert S. Hodge of Winnipeg, gave their lives in December 1915.

 

Awards and Decorations
Military Medal
TypeDateDescription
Newspaper Extract 9/25/1918 Six Nurses Win Military Medal