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Forename(s): Edgar Bradley
Place of Birth: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Service No: 13873
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 17th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1915-11-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 20.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ILKLEY, YORKSHIRE
Edgar Bradley Hodgson was the son of Mark and Mary Jane Hodgson, née Drax. Mark was born at Hogsthorpe, Lincolnshire and Mary at Newport near Brough, Yorkshire.
1901 Lincoln, Lincolnshire Census: 1, Ashlin Street - Edgar B. Hodgson, aged 9 years, born Lincoln, son of Mark and Mary J. Hodgson.
1911 Lincoln, Lincolnshire Census: 1, Ashlin Grove - Edgar Bradley Hodgson, aged 19 years, born Lincoln, son of Mark and Mary Jane Hodgson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Edgar B. Hodgson, 13873, West Riding Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 15 July 1915.
Edgar is commemorated on Lincoln War Memorial; on the Ilkley War Memorial, Edgar, is named as Edward.
Edgar is also commemorated in the 'Roll of Honour Ninth Duke of Wellington's W.R. Regiment' book.
Photograph: ‘Lincolnshire Chronicle’ (20 November 1915).
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Edgar Bradley HODGSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division
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