BORN HULL 1887. SON OF ROBERT & ANNIE ELIZABETH HODGES, OF 9 GREAT PASSAGE STREET, HULL. WHEN HIS FATHER DIED, ANNIE HODGES MARRIED ALBERT JACKSON AND AT 8 BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE WAS MASTER, OF THE CARGO SHIP, “ANTONIO”, SUNK ON 07/03/1917, AGED 30. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH MEMORIAL, BOULEVARD & TRINITY HOUSE ROLL OF HONOUR. HE LEFT £176 IN HIS WILL TO WIFE CLARA MARY HODGES. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 29/09/1917 WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. *
HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, 9356, CHARLES HODGES, 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WAS KILLED IN BELGIUM, ON 18/10/1914, AGED 21.
HIS STEP BROTHER, PRIVATE, T. JACKSON, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WAS KILLED BY A SNIPER, ON 05//1/1915.
ALL SIX HODGES BROTHER SERVED DURING THE WAR. THEY ARE PHOTO GRAPHED WITH THEIR TWO STEP BROTHERS, IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, 28/06/1916.*
The British cargo Antonio was sunk on 7th March 1917 by a mine from the German submarine UC-17 (Ralph Wenninger), 7 miles off Dartmouth. Antonio was on her way from Barry to Cherbourg with a cargo of hay. 11 were killed.