Hodgkins/Hodgins/Hodkins, H J
HARRY JOHN HODGINS
Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 34.
He enlisted in Harrow, Middx, was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 17 February 1915, and was killed in action at Ypres. Unfortunately, Harry’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Walter William HODGINS of Hatch End, Middx, and the late Elizabeth (nee TIBBLES) HODGINS.
His parents married 12 September 1888 at St Matthew’s, Oxhey, Herts. Elizabeth died 1920 in the Hendon, Middx, district aged 56 and was buried 14 January in Pinner, Middx. Walter remarried 1931 in the Marylebone, London, district to Alice KEYS, he died 25 December 1938 in Watford aged 73, and was buried 29 December in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Alice died 1963 in the Watford district aged 86.
Harry was born 1894 in Hatch End, and baptised 3 June 1894 at All Saints, Harrow, Middx. He worked for the London & North Western Railway Company as a ticket collector in the Traffic Department, Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 7 he lived in Pinner, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a railway porter aged 17, he was a boarder in Oxhey.
Date of death20/04/1915
Age at death20
Place of death
NotesRecorded at St Matthew's as HODGKINS H, and on the Oxhey Memorial as HODGINS H
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