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Beeston, Nottingham
Lot was born in 1897 the son of Harold a deputy in a coal mine and Catherine Sophia Hodgkinson (née Thornley). Harold was born at Langley Mill, Derbyshire in 1873, Catherine Sophia Thornley in 1873 in Quorndon, Derbyshire. Married in 1894, they had two sons Harold (1894) and Lot. In 1911, they lived at 100, Denison Street, Beeston. Harold was a butcher’s assistant.
He was a soap and perfume assistant.
30 Aug 1918
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10th Bn Tank Corps
Lot enlisted in Nottingham and at first served (1269) in the South Nottinghamshire Hussars later transferring to the Tanks Corps. Bancourt British Cemetery, Grave Reerence: II D 20
Nottingham Evening Post 13/9/1918: “HODGKINSON. – Killed in action, August 30th, 1918, Lot, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Hodgkinson, Wisteria Cottage, Denison-street, attached to Tank Corps, aged 21. Deeply mourned. – From mother, father, and brother in France.” Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and face book pages of Small Town Great War, Hucknall 1914-1918
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