Rank: Lance Corporal
Year of death: 1917
Date of birth: QE Mar 1894
Date of death: 13.5.1917
Place of death: Killed in France age 23
Service number: 26209
Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra) 7th Battalion.
Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section V
CWGC Arras Memorial, France, addenda panel.
Remembered on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.
Born in 1894 in Scarborough. Parents, George (Chimney Sweep) & Betsy Hodgson of 20 William Street, Scarborough.
In memory of/BETSY ANN HODGSON/died 13th June 1933 aged 68/also GEORGE/beloved husband of the above/died 15th Nov 1936 aged 71/their son Lance Corp FRANCIS/killed in action/13th May 1917/aged 23/and daughter ALICE/died 19th Sept 1977 aged 79/in God’s keeping.