Hodgson, John Akester

BORN HULL 1891. SON OF ALBERT & SARAH J HODGSON (1868-1933) OF 8 WINDSOR TERRACE, HARROW STREET, HULL. ELDEST OF FOUR CHILDREN. WORKED AS A DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. SERVED WITH THE 12TH EAST YORSHIRE REGIMENT, IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. CAPTURED ON 13/11/1916. HE HAD BEEN A PRISONER OF WAR FOR TWO YEARS. HE DIED IN A GERMAN HOSPITAL, ON 27/02/1918, AGED 26. HE IS BURIED AT BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY.

HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN  THE  HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 29/01/1919. *


First name:
JOHN AKESTER
Military Number:
12/378
Rank:
Private
Date Died
27/02/1918
Place died:
Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany
Age:
26
8 WINDSOR TERRACE, HARROW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK