✟ Щ Lt Yorks Regt., attached to ‘B’ Coy 8 Bn Y & L Regt. Volunteered in 1914. Gazetted 2/Lt May 1915. D of W at Heilly, Nr Amiens, 4/7/1916 age 20. Grave; Heilly Cemetery, Mericourt l’Abbé, France. (SDT 10/7/1916 p7 Lt GC Hodgkinson Y & L of Rotherham, dies of wounds). See his article in WHW2W p 22.
The wooden cross from his grave in France now hangs in the Parish Church. He also appears on another memorial somewhere according to the inscription on Hathersage War Memorial. b 1895 Rotherham.
One of six children, Vera, Enid, Monica, Geoffrey and one who died while still at school. Parents; Reginald Edward Hodgkinson JP & Margaret Jane. Educated at Clifton College, played 1st XI Cricket there in 1914. He lived at Hazelford Hall and his family later lived at Moorseats, Hathersage.