Private Roger William Hodgson
Roger William Hodgson was born June 26, 1925, in Massillon Ohio, United States. Roger was the oldest of two siblings, having a brother named Eugene Thomas Hodgson. The two boys were raised by their parents Lloyd Thomas and Mabel Elizabeth Hodgson in Massillon Ohio.
During his formative years, Roger attended Harvey Elementary School, then Lorin Andrews Junior High and finally Massillon Washington High School where he graduated in 1942. Roger was a good student who led an active life as a young boy and was multitalented.