Hodgson, F H
FREDERICK HAROLD HODGSON
Remembered with honour Kantara War Memorial Cemetery: Plot D, Grave 44.
He enlisted in Northampton; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 29 July 1915, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for Frederick in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 12 May 1917; plus an In Memoriam in the issue dated 27 April 1918.
Son of Louisa (nee WICKES) and the late Edward James HODGSON.
His parents married 16 June 1871 at Holy Trinity, Newington, London. Edward died 1889 in Watford aged 49, and was buried 31 March in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Louisa died 29 April 1921 in Northampton aged 69.
Frederick was born 24 August 1889 in Oxhey, Herts, and baptised 6 October 1889 at St Matthew’s, Oxhey.
On the 1891 Census, aged 18 months he lived in Northampton, with his widowed mother and five siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 12 he still lived in Northampton, with his widowed mother and six siblings. On the 1911 Census, a boot maker aged 21, he still lived in Northampton, with his widowed mother and two siblings.
Date of death24/04/1917
Age at death26
Place of death
NotesHis brother Ernest died 31 July 1917 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)