POW shot on "Death March" April 1945 - L/Sgt Hoodless Robinson 7th NF

Discussion in 'Prisoners of War' started by Ravrick, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Just at random searched for 'First or Middle Name = Hoodless'

    Theres the one above of course but in:
    Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945

    Name: Hoodless McIntyre
    Given Initials: H R
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Death Date: 26 Sep 1944
    Number: 186410
    Birth Place: Northumberland
    Residence: Northumberland
    Regiment at Enlistment: Royal Artillery
    Branch at Enlistment: Royal Artillery
    Theatre of War: Italy
    Regiment at Death: Royal Artillery
    Branch at Death: Royal Artillery

    In this database - UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940 there are:
    Robert Henry Hoodless Williamson 4 Mar 1872 Carlisle, Cumberland, England 7 Jun 1918 193758

    Arthur Richard Hoodless Young 18 May 1899 Boscombe, Boscombe, Sussex, England 29 Apr 1918 175029

    There are more than you think in fact in total there are 261 references to 'Hoodless'


    edited to add:
    Searching for Hoodless as a surname gives on Ancestry - 11,526 results
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2017
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  2. amberdog45

    amberdog45 Senior Member

    Enjoyed reading the Hoodless surname meaning. Only one born Scotland with that as a first name, but 58 births post 1855 with the surname Hoodless.
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  3. KevinBattle

    KevinBattle Senior Member

    Yes, I saw that but the obvious link for ROBINson HOODless......?
  4. jonheyworth

    jonheyworth Senior Member

    Here you go, courtesy of my friend Chris Thomas

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  5. Ravrick

    Ravrick Senior Member

    Excellent, very many thanks, now waiting on a reply from the CWGC...
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  6. jonheyworth

    jonheyworth Senior Member

    Fingers crossed he can be given a recognised grave. Could you pm me the address you wrote to at CWGC if you could be so kind
  7. Davidi

    Davidi New Member

    Hoodless was the best man at my grandparents wedding, they were married on 31st Dec 1927 in St Agnes Church Crawcrook
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  8. chester

    chester New Member

    Davidi, do you have a picture of Hoodless? My Grandfather was with the 7th Bn and also captured
  9. jonheyworth

    jonheyworth Senior Member

    Any progress with cwgc ?

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