HODGSON, Alan Burnet

Rank: 
Sub Lieutenant
Service: 
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Saturday, June 17, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Cemetery/Memorial: 

Sub Lieutenant Alan Hodgson was killed in Italy [1]. He received a posthumous MiD for "distinguished service in operations carried out in the face of determined opposition from the enemy which led to the capture of the island of Elba."[2]

Sub.Lieut. Hodgson was a Beachmaster during the operation [3].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 36783, page 5088.
[3] Beachhead Commandos author A. Cecil Hampshire
 
Notes
The CWGC list his unit only as HMS Salsette. This was a Combined Operations shore base. His MiD was not shown on the CWGC record. They have been informed and have now amended their record accordingly.
 

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