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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of Alice Hodges of 7 Ridgeway Street Blue Bell Hill St Ann's Nottingham.
Member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club).
06 Jul 1915
20
483297 - CWGC Website
R/8356
Enlisted Nottingham
Rifleman
8th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
He appears to have enlisted with R/8357 Rifleman Richard Clark, a fellow 'Dako Boy', who died of wounds 27 July 1916. Harold served in France from 19 May 1915. He died of wounds and was buried in Bedford House Cemetery (grave reference Enclosure No 2. IV.B.56). Qualified for the 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 21 September 1915: HODGES killed in action July 6th [1915] Rifleman H Hodges, 8th Bn King’s Royal Rifles, son of Alice Hodges, 7 Ridgeway Street, Blue Bell Hill, age 20.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Harold Hodges - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle