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Place of Birth: Rathmell, Yorkshire
Service No: 26671
Regiment / Corps / Service: Grenadier Guards
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: Guards Division
Date of Death: 1917-07-30
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VIII. E. 7
CWGC Cemetery: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: DALEHEAD, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SLAIDBURN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: TOSSIDE, YORKSHIRE
Tom Hodgson was the son of Thomas and Mary Jane Hodgson, née Robinson and brother of Private Percy Hodgson (13771) (q.v.). Their father was born at Gisburn Forest and mother at Bolton-by-Bowland, Yorkshire. Tom and Percy were cousins of: Private Robert Hodgson (28391) (q.v.); Private Thomas Hodgson (32388) (q.v.); Private Rowland Robinson (235477) (q.v.); Private John Hodgson (29749).
1901 Rathmell, Yorkshire Census: Black Hill Farm - Tom Hodgson, aged 3 years, born Rathmell, son of Thomas and Mary Jane Hodgson.
1911 Tosside, Yorkshire Census: Clough Hall - Tom Hodgson, aged 13 years, born Rathmell, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Mary Jane Hodgson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Tom Hodgson, 26671, Grenadier Guards.
Tom is mentioned in his brother Percy's biography in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
A short biography of Tom is included in: ‘In Love, In Gratitude, In Remembrance - Remembering the Men & Women of Slaidburn, Newton in Bowland, Dunsop Bridge, Dale Head & Tosside’ by Margaret Brenchley (2018).
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:
HODGSON, Tom, aged 19, Grenadier Guards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hodgson, Skipton [sic] Moor Lodge, killed in action July 31, 1917.
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Private Tom HODGSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Grenadier Guards
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: Guards Division
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