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Forename(s): John Thomas
Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire
Service No: 11893
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 4th Division
Date of Death: 1918-08-31
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
John Thomas Hodge was the son of John and Lucy Jane Hodge, née Steer and brother of Private Frank Hodge (9955) (q.v.). Their father was born at St.Germans, Cornwall and mother at Exeter, Devon.
1901 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 6, Townley Street - John T. Hodge, aged 8 years, born Burnley, son of John and Lucy J. Hodge.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 53, Manchester Road - John Thomas Hodge, aged 17 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Lucy Jane Hodge, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John T. Hodge, 11893, W. Rid. R. Theatre of War first served in: (2b) Balkans. Date of entry therein: 7.7.15. K. in A. 31.8.18.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John Thomas Hodge, 11893, 8th W. Rid. R.; 2nd W. Rid. R. K. in A. 31.8.18.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John Thomas Hodge, 11893, 2nd Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 31.8.18. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother and Sole Legatee - Lucy J. £37 7s. 9d.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HOOGE [HODGE], John Thomas, West Riding Regiment, 2, Wesley Place, [Earby], killed in action Aug. 31, 1918.
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Private John Thomas HODGE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Division
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