Hodgson Robert Pte. 4457080
Name Hodgson Robert
Army number 4457080
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date yet. Posted to the ?6th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI - probably on 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 14/9/1940. Repatriated. Posted ? Bn DLI. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 24/6/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camps Number 8B and 344. Prisoner Number 13735.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Resident of Evenwood, County Durham, part of the traditional recruiting area for the 6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry.
Source table 10DLI
The Auckland Chronicle of 11th July 1940 contained a report of him having been declared "Missing".
Thanks are due to Kevin Richardson for local family history information.