Category Archives: Oakworth

Lance Corporal Alan Heaton Hodgson

Oakworth WW2 memorial Lance Corporal Alan Heaton Hodgson [caption id="attachment_8022" align="alignleft" width="190"] Lance Corporal Alan Heaton Hodgson[/caption] Civilian life: Alan was educated at Oakworth School, Holycroft School and Keighley Technical College. When he left school he worked as a shop assistant in the Lidget Co-op stores, Oakworth. Alan's one ambition in life was to be…
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Mechanician Robert John Silcock

Oakworth WW2 memorial Petty Officer, Mechanician 2nd Class Robert John Silcock Robert was born on 9th July 1914 in Wigan, one of two sons and two daughters of Peter and Emily May Silcock. His siblings were Eva, (born 1920) Peter (born 1923) and Marion (born 1930). Their births were all registered in Rotherham which suggest…
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