Hodgson John Joseph L/Cpl 4445679

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Name Hodgson John Joseph
Army number 4445679
Rank L/Cpl
Date of birth Research indicates 1906 at Langley Park.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted Durham Light Infantry 9/8/1926, R, 7/5. Re-enlisted 9/8/1938. Posted 11th Bn DLI (date not known). Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Posted ? Bn DLI. Trf Devonshire Regiment 26/11/44. Trf Hampshire Regiment 30/11/1944. Trf Royal Berkshire Regiment 10/12/1944, posted 2nd Bn Berkshires under A.C.I. 626/39 and 2E21/PI (HQ) 10100/15 dated 17/12/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably July 1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research suggests December 1952 at Durham aged 46.
Home address Son of Joseph and Jane Ann (nee Lunn). Enlisted Durham aged 20. Miner, born Langley Park. Research suggests marriage in Q4 1927 in Lanchester District.
Source table 11DLI

Genealogical information yet to be confirmed. Thanks are due to family historian on Ancestry.co.uk for some of the information on this page.