Cpl Leonard Douglas Hodnett , M/16638, Royal Army Service Corps (M.T.)

1901 Jan/Mar . Born Woolwich

1901 census living at 5, Star Terrace, Charlton And Kidbrooke, Woolwich

1911 census living still with grandparents


1919 Jul 15. enlisted at Whitehall aged 18 as a Learner Lorry Driver for 7 years. Occupation Engineer

1921 Feb 28 killed in Cork

1921 Feb 28 Died age 20 Son of John Hodnett, of 125, Well Hall Rd., Kent. Alternative Commemoration - buried in Cork Military Cemetery.

Hodnett was shot shot four times as he walked along Douglas Road about 8.30. A soldier was fired at on the cross roads beyond the Workhouse, which fits with Douglas Road. He was talking to a girl and fell wounded. Cork street murders.



28 Feb 1921 Shootings in Cork