Hodkinson, Frank

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Mavis Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Connahs Quay

Name / Enw: Hodkinson, Frank

Regiment/Catrawd: 1st Bn Scots Guards

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private 11018

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Vermelles British Cemetery

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: I. E. 16

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: France

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals

Date of Death: 21st August 1915

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

Killed in Action 21st August 1915 Age 21

Frank Hodkinson also appears on the Northop Hall Memorial. He has his own page on the Northop Hall chapter of this website. Follow the link to read Frank’s story there.

Frederick’s medal card also accessible on ancestry.co.uk records his medal details and also tells us that his first theatre of war was France and that he entered it on 28th December 1914

Frank Hodkinson in the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects, 1901-1929 tells us that the Sole Legatee was his mother Mary E. Hodkinson who was paid £1. 17s 1d on the 23rd November 1915 and his War Gratuity of £3. 0s 0d on the 29th July 1919.

Forces Genealogy tell us that he was born in Chester and enlisted in Liverpool.