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.
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.