Monday, December 23, 2013

Corporal Donald Hodgson, R.A.F.V.R. of Aspatria

Headstone of Cpl. Donald Hodgson, Aspatria Churchyard
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Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

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Corporal Donald Hodgson, R.A.F.V.R. (1918 - 1947) of Aspatria, Cumberland (previously Cumbria) died on 27 March 1943. He was the son of Joseph William Hodgson and Mary Ann Hodgson and is buried in St Kentigern's Churchyard, Aspatria.

His grave is marked by a Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone (seen in the above photograph).

This is his CWGC citation:
Name: HODGSON, DONALD
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 950068
Date of Death: 27/03/1947
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Grave 503.
Cemetery: ASPATRIA (ST. KENTIGERN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Joseph William and Mary Ann Hodgson, of Aspatria.

The epitaph on his headstone reads as follows:

"In heavenly love abiding".

Corporal Donald Hodgson, R.A.F.V.R. (1918 - 1947).
May he rest in peace!
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