Note: N2944 His marriage was conducted by his son’s future father-in-law, Rev Colin Cameron.
Fought in Boer War & WWI.
Wounded at battle of Loos 1915.
Said by his son Michael to have died as a result of being in barage balloons over London in WWII, comppunding his injuries from WWI . But that is not consistent with the casue of death being bowel cancer.
Known as “Bun” by his wife.
Presumably his mother called Bertram after her uncle Bertram Butcher?
Moved from Oxford to Worthing about 1935, at the suggestion of some friends who lived there but died soon after.
At Uppingham 1891 - Dec 1893.
(Uppingham School Roll, 1824 to 1905.)
In 1901 census he was living alone in Kensington with a housemaid Elizabeth Newling, and described himself as a Member of Lloyds.
The Abbey School moved from Park Road, Beckenham, shortly after the start of the Second World War. (http://freespace.virgin.net/abbey.school/index.html#top)
Abbey School at one time stood in Southend Road in Beckenham.
It was a prep school.
Bertram Henry Hodgson appears in ancestry.com’s New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
Was in Serbia at the time of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
“I am unaware of any eye witness accounts in or from English observers in Sarajevo. There were certainly newspaper accounts - The Times - of the aftermath, when there was ethnic tension and some rioting in the city.”
David James Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>, author of One Morning In Sarajevo: 28 June 1914: 28th June 1914.
1912: Location Engineer in charge of the second survey party in Brazil, for Livesey Son & Henderson, Engineers, . At salary of £750 pa.
1914: Surveyor in Servia (Serbia) at £34/month.
1920: Chief Surveyor to Crown Agents for proposed tramway for Central Sugar Company in Jamaica. Salary £720 pa.
Medals sold at Bonhams, July 2004
Four to Captain B.H.Hodgson, Rifle Brigade,
Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, three bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, S.A.1902 (Lieut B.H.Hodgson Rifle Brigade)
1914-15 Star (Capt B.H.Hodgson Rif Brig; British War and Victory Medal (Capt B.H.Hodgson). With minor badges.
[Condition] Very fine or better. Sold for £517 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
The London Gazette, 15 July 1924:
NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretorfore subsisting between us, the undersigned ARTHUR HORACE TRIGGS, EDW ARD DENNIS TRIGGS, and Bertram Henry Hodgson, carrying on business as Engineers and Manufacturers' Agents, at 53, Victoria-street, London, S.W., under the style or firm of T.C.T. ENGINEERING CO., has been dissolved by mutual consent as and from the thirtieth-day of June, 1924, so far as regards the said Bertram Henry Hodgson is concerned. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Arthur Horace Triggs and Edward Dennis Triggs, who will continue the said business under the present style of T.C.T. Engineering Co.—Dated 14th day of July 1924.
ARTHUR HORACE TRIGGS.
EDWARD DENNIS TRIGGS.
BERTRAM HENRY HODGSON
Member of Lloyd’s 1907.
10 Hanover Terrace where he was born was later lived in by the composer Ralph Vaughn WIlliams.
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