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Private Robert Hodgson - 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers

The following extracts are taken from the Northern Daily Mail:

18th August, 1915 - News has been received that Private Robert Hodgson, 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers, whose parents reside at 58 Hermit Street, Hartlepool, has been wounded, and is now in the Military Hospital, Rosset, near Wrexham.

9th August, 1916 - News has been received by Mr. & Mrs. Hodgson, of 58 Hermit Street, Hartlepool, that their son Private Robert Hodgson, of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, has been admitted into hospital at Lincoln, suffering from a gunshot wound in the right arm, this is the second time he has been wounded.

11th February, 1918 - Mr. & Mrs. Hodgson, of 58 Hermit Street, Hartlepool, have received official news that their son, Private R. Hodgson (23 years), Royal Scots Fusiliers, who was reported missing on May 3rd last year (1917), is now reported Killed. A message conveying the sympathy of the King and Queen has been received. Private Hodgson, who was employed at the Richardson, Westgarth Company's Works prior to joining the army when war broke out, had twice been wounded.

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