His parents, William and Mary Ann Hodson, lived at 1 Bank Cottages, Lower Rd., St. Mary Cray, Kent.
He was killed in action on the 21st May 1915, aged 23
Featured in the Bromley & District Times, 24th May 1918, page 4
He is buried at Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy in Pas de Calais, France. His grave stone is inscribed with the words “GONE FROM US BUT NOT FORGOTTEN NEVER SHALL HIS MEMORY FADE”