Rifleman James William Hodson

Rifleman James Hodson

Rifleman James HodsonJames William Hodson, a native of Orpington, was a  member of the 2nd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

His parents, William and Mary Ann Hodson, lived at 1 Bank Cottages, Lower Rd., St. Mary Cray, Kent.

He was killed in action on the 21st May 1915, aged 23

Featured in the Bromley & District Times, 24th May 1918, page 4

He is buried  at Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy in Pas de Calais, France.  His grave stone is inscribed with the words “GONE FROM US BUT NOT FORGOTTEN NEVER SHALL HIS MEMORY FADE”

Researched using www.militaryancestors.co.uk and www.cgwc.org

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