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Hodson, Robert Charles

2nd Lieutenant R C Hodson, R.E. who died of wounds on May 8 was the son of the late Mr and Mrs C. W. Hodson. Born in 1888 he was educated at Malvern College and King's College London. In November 1910 he went to India as assistant engineer on the East India Railway. He returned to England November 1915 and in April 1916 went to the front with the Railway Company Royal Engineers. The Times May 12,1917


First name(s)Robert Charles
Date of birth1888
Family detailsSon of Charles William Hodson. C.S.I. and Maria Hodson
Previous educationMalvern College
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseFaculty of Engineering
Military unitRoyal Engineers, 279th Railway Coy.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death8 May 1917
Age at death29
Rank at deathSecond Lieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeNine Elms Military Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Cheltonians who gave their lives in the Great War.
NotesHe left in his Will a sum of £2,000 to King's College "For the improvement of the Engineering Dept."
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Soldiers Died in the Great War;

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