Hodgson, William Henry

BORN DRIFFIELD 1894. SON OF HENRY & ANNIE E HODGSON, OF 95 GLASGOW STREET, HULL. SON OF A JOINER. ELDEST OF FIVE CHILDREN. LATE EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY ENGRAVING COMPANY.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 10/08/1915, AGED 21. A SINGLE MAN. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, ANNIE. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE HELLES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING, AT GALLIPOLI.
HIS NAME IS ALSO RECORDED ON THE ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH WW1 MEMORIAL, BOULEVARD.

HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, JOHN ERNEST HODGSON, EX 4TH EYR, DIED OF WOUNDS AT YORK HOSPITAL IN 1918, AGED 30 AND IS BURIED IN HULL. THE BROTHERS ARE PICTURED TOGETHER IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 08/09/1915. *


First name:
WILLIAM HENRY
Military Number:
10814
Rank:
Private
Date Died
10/08/1915
Place died:
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age:
21
95 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK