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Records of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

Captain Albert Hodgkinson, Quartermaster, 1909-1919

 

Captain Albert Hodgkinson was commissioned as Honorary Lieutenant and Quartermaster of the 5th Battalion (Territorial Force) in 1909.  He was mobilised in the summer of 1914 and served as Quartermaster throughout the war, serving with the battalion in France, Flanders, Brussels, Army of the Rhine and Ireland until they arrived back to Lancaster in late 1919.
The collection of material was described by him as "the carbon copies of every message I ever sent in the war".  Albert Hodgkinson was Mentioned in Despatches three times.

 

bulletCorrespondence Books Set One
bulletCorrespondence/Note Books Set Two
bullet1st/5th Battalion Souvenir Card Correspondence
bulletHodgkinson Material including 5th Battalion photographs

 

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