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Hodge, J., A/Smn., 1917
On Arras Memorial is the name of Tyneside Z/7033 Able Seaman John Hodge serving with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died 23/04/1917.

Margaret Allison reports that he lived at 32 Sycamore Street, Ashington, and that he was 29 years old when he died.

Colin Boyd has submitted the following:
John was born on 17/03/1888 and was working as a miner living at 32, Sycamore Street, Ashington when he enlisted in the Royal Naval Division on 21/08/1915. His next of kin is shown as his father, Samuel living at 73, Ninth Row, Ashington. John joined the Nelson Battalion in France on 16/06/1916 and was killed in action on 23/04/1917.

He is remembered in Ashington on A17.01 (A17.27), A17.08 and A17.43

The CWGC entry for Able Seaman Hodge

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk