Victor Hodgson (1899-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

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.

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