Memorial: M4362

Wall tablet in Parish church, Thaxted, Essex, dedicated to Flight Sub Lieutenant C. Raymond Walker Hodges RN d. 1917


Parish church, Thaxted, Essex, England


'Flight Sub Lieutenant C. Raymond Walker HODGES RN aged 19 1/2 years. Elder son of Major Charles E Walker HODGES R F A and of Louie C Walker Hodges shot down 10 miles East of DIXMUDE at 12, 000 feet up in a fight against heavy odds, after his flight of five had accounted for three out of a total of twenty six enemy machines on August 18th 1917 'A modest Hero loved by all''


Description: Carved with the RAF eagle.
Type: Tablet
Position: Near tower
Materials: White stone

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War


Hodges, C. Raymond
Age: 19 1/2
Date of Death: 18/8/1917
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Flight Sub Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy


Recorder: Reverend William Henry Donnan 1969