Monday, 8 July 2013

Driver William Hodgekinson - Royal Engineers

NAME; Hodkinson, William (Spelt Hodgkinson on CWGC)
RANK; Driver
SERV. NO; 64092
UNIT/SERVICE; 121st Field Company
REGIMENT; Royal Engineers
BORN; Carrickfergus 1868
LIVED; Eden, Carrickfergus
FATE; Died of wounds, France, July 8th 1918 aged 50
CEMETERY; Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille (France) - I. E. 7.
CHURCH; Methodist
REMARKS; Husband of Jeannie Hodkinson, Son of Margaret Hodkinson and brother to David and Samuel Hodkinson - prior to the war William lived in the Eden area of Carrickfergus with his wife, mother, two brothers and a female servant.  William was a manager at the local salt works prior to enlisting with the Royal Engineers. 

Terlincthun British Cemetery

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