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Born: 1892, Oakworth
Died: 29 June 1917
Address: 11 John Street, Woodbottom, Windhill
Parents: Charles and Sarah
Spouse: Yes
Siblings: William, Joseph, Charles
Occupation: Wilkinson & Newsholme, dyers
Organisations/clubs: Shipley Celtics F.C.
Rank: Pte
Rolls of Honour: Christchurch, Windhill
Children: 1
Regiment: Yorks & Lancs
George Hodgetts
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Mrs Hodgetts of 11 John Street, Woodbottom, Baildon, has received official information that her husband, Pte George Hodgetts of the York and Lancs Regt has been killed in action in France. Pte Hodgetts, who was only 23 years of age, leaves a wife and one child, a boy, 12 months old. Prior to the war he was employed by Messrs Wilkinson and Newsholme Ltd, dyers, finishers, Charlestown. He was an ex member of the Shipley Celtic F.C.
and also of the Dyers’ Club, Trades Hall, Shipley. When home on his last leave, he had an attack of pneumonia and had to be treated for three weeks in St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford, after which he was sent to France. Pte George Hodgetts was brother to Rifleman William Hodgetts, who died from wounds on May 22nd and who was accorded military honours at his funeral at Windhill Cemetery on May 25th. The two soldiers were sons of Mrs Hodgetts of 3 Jane Hills, Shipley.
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Shipley Times & Express 20 July 1917
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