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Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire
Service No: 9955
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 8th Division
Date of Death: 1915-01-11
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 18.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Frank Hodge was the son of John and Lucy Jane Hodge, née Steer and brother of Private John Thomas Hodge (11893) (q.v.). Their father was born at St.Germans, Cornwall and mother at Exeter, Devon.
1901 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 6, Townley Street - Frank Hodge, aged 10 years, born Burnley, son of John and Lucy J. Hodge.
1911 India Census: 2nd Bn East Lancashire Regiment, Wellesley Barracks, Mhow - Private Frank Hodge, aged 20 years, born Burnley, Lancashire.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Frank Hodge, 9955, 2nd East Lancashire Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: [1 - France]. Date of entry therein: 6 November 1914.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Frank Hodge, 9955, 2nd East Lancs. Date and Place of Death: 11.1.15. France. In Action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - John. £8.19s. 4d. Mother Sole Legatee - Lucy Jane. £5 1s. 6d.
See also: ‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 8th Division
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