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Also their son

George

Died in France on

Active service 1944

Aged 22

Eternal rest give

Unto them O Lord

May they rest in

Peace

Amen

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St Martin Hereford

Herefordshire

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George Frederick

Hodges

1922

West Ham, Essex

7th July 1944

Killed in action near Le Mesnil, close to Ranville where George was buried. The 7th Paras were pushing forward hedgerow after hedgerow attempting to advance towards Caen, Normandy after landing on D-Day

22

Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France

Second World War

Private

7th Battalion Parachute Regiment

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

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