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  • This is a copy of Arthur Dawson Hodgson entry in the De Ruvignys Roll of Honour.
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19 Jan 1893
Richmond, Yorkshire
Arthur Dawson was born 19th January 1893 in Richmond Yorkshire and was the only son of congregational minister Arthur Knapton Hodgson and Jane Hannah Hodgson née Dawson of the Causway, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
Was educated at Silcoates School, Wakefield, Yorkshire and Lincoln College, Oxford where he gained a modern history degree. On leaving, he became a law student.
20 Jul 1916
792384 - CWGC Website
Lieutenant
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lieutenant Arthur Dawson Hodgson enlisted in the 10th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment on 23rd September 1914 and received a commission as Second Lieutenant in the 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment 24th March 1915. He was promoted Lieutenant the following August, served in France from February 1916 and was killed in action near Trones Wood 20th July 1916, aged 23. His name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10C, 10D and 11A.
Included on Castle Gate Congregational Church ROH printed January 1917: Lieutenant AD Hodgson, 15th Sher. Foresters (Nottinghamshire Archives ref DD2325/10) also commemorated on Silcoates School Memorial, Wakefield, Yorkshire. Obituary published 1st August 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post ;- HODGSON. – Killed in action on July 20th, Lieut. A. Dawson Hodgson, Sherwood Foresters, aged 23 years, only son of the Rev. A. K. Hodgson, Congregational Minister, Wirksworth.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • This is a copy of Arthur Dawson Hodgson entry in the De Ruvignys Roll of Honour.
    Arthur Dawson Hodgson - This is a copy of Arthur Dawson Hodgson entry in the De Ruvignys Roll of Honour.