HODGKINSON Frederick Ernest

Name Frederick Ernest HODGKINSON
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1914
Died 2006
Birth/ Baptism Born 14 September 1914
Parents Ernest Francis and Sarah Helena Hodgkinson (formerly Woodbridge)
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Jeweller
Work Locations Ulverstone
Street Address
69 Reibey Street, Ulverstone
73 Main Street, Ulverstone
Marriage/Spouse 24 July 1937, St Pauls Church, Launceston, to Elvie Smith
Other Other skills: Salesman, Manager.

July 1928: Father’s death.

September 1942: Enlisted in World War II.

1930s-1954: Lived in Launceston.

Late 1954: Moved from Launceston to Ulverstone and took up residence at 73 Main Street, Ulverstone.

President/Member: Ulverstone Municipal Band and Tasmanian Bands League.
June 1982: Awarded Queen’s Birthday Honour for his service to brass band music and the marching girls movement.

Frederick’s mother, Sarah Hodgkinson, retained business ownership following her husband’s death in 1928. She died in 1962 and left options in her will for her sons to purchase the firm.

Death 11 September 2006, Eliza Purton Nursing Home, Ulverstone
Band Concert Programme Contest Ulverstone, March 1960.
TAHO: Marriage Record, Tasmania, No. 894/1937; TAHO AD960/1/93 Will No. 42808 1962 [Sarah Helena Hodgkinson].
Web: Ancestry: National Archives of Australia, Series B883, Service No. TX10928; Australia Electoral Roll 1930s-1970s.
Findmypast: Australian Billion Graves Cemetery Index, 2006.
Advocate 22 December 1954; Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 12 June 1982.