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HODSON , F / Fred

Conflict Commemorated:WWI

Last Name:HODSON

First Name:F / Fred

Age At Death:20

Birthplace:Greetwell

Residence:Welton

Rank:Private

Service Number:11513

Regiment/ Service:Lincolnshire Regiment

Unit:6th Bn. C Coy.

Date of Death:26/07/1916

Cause of Death:Killed in action

Place of Burial/ Commemoration:CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ Pas de Calais

Country:France

Panel/ Bay/ Grave:17. L. 14.

UK Memorials:Welton Churchyard war memorial

Next of Kin:Son of William Hodson and the late May Hodson and brother of Arthur Hodson, also killed

Biographical Notes:'The villagers sympathise with Mr. Hodson and his family in their sad loss of the son, Private F. Hodson, of the 6th Lincolns, who was killed last Wednesday week, whilst on active service in France. He was 21 years of age and enlisted at the beginning of the war. Before going to France about five weeks ago, he was in the Dardanelles for 12 months. Killed by a shell.' Lincolnshire Chronicle - Welton - 5th August 1916, pg 3. 'Memorial service held in the parish church on Sunday evening for the Pte. F. Hodson, 2nd son of Mr, Hodson. Lincolnshire Chronicle - Welton - 12th August 1916, pg 3.

Researcher:C J Anderson

Notes:Commemorated Grave 17. L. 14. CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY. / Lincolnshire Regiment Roll of Honour WW1 / Welton St Mary Plaque / Welton Churchyard W.M.

Sources Used:Lincolnshire Chronicle - Welton - 5th August 1916, pg 3. inc Photo. / Lincolnshire Chronicle - Welton - 12th August 1916, pg 3.

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