Victor Hodgson (1899-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- HODGSON, VICTOR. Private. No 62721. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Salford Road, Birks, Lockwood, 20.11.1899. Son of George Herbert and Isabella Hodgson, 67 Perseverance Street, Primrose Hill, Huddersfield. Educated Stile Common Council School. Employed as a woollen piecer by Messrs Gledhill Brothers. Single. Enlisted 1.8.1917. He was guarding the flank of his platoon when a shell struck him and killed him instantly on 15.8.1918, aged 18 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private VICTOR HODGSON
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Thursday, August 15, 1918
- age: 18 years
- record ID: 1743752
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1743752)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1914665)