W.J. Hodges papers

Scope and Content

Typescript recollections (nd); 6 photograph albums (1916, nd); 7 photographs, originally in folder belonging to his younger brother, Edgar Hodges (nd, 27 September 1923).

Administrative / Biographical History

W.J. Hodges was born in Aberdare, Wales, in 1895 and educated at Wycliffe College. As a Private, later Corporal, 23rd (Sportsman's) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, and 2nd Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, he served in Egypt/Palestine. He was hospitalised in Malta and Italy in 1915 before returning to Egypt/Palestine.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by P. Hodges (son). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

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