Herbert Dodson

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Herbert Dodson

Herbert Dodson
Born c1922
Died c2000 (aged 78)
Pilgrim Hospital, Boston
Education Boston Grammar School (1930s)
Occupation Farmer and Market Gardener
Employer Army

Herbert Dodson was educated at Boston Grammar School (1930s).


From the August 2000 issue of The Old Bostonian

Herbert, a retired farmer and market gardener died in Pilgrim Hospital at the age of 78. Born in Langrick, he lived in Brothertoft and Boston all his life.

He served in the army during the Second World War and amongst other engagements, fought at Nijmegen. After the war, he started farming at Brothertoft and later at Halstead Hall, Stixwould, When he retired from farming, he took up market gardening, specialising in cut flowers and other greenhouse crops.

His funeral was at Boston Crematorium, conducted by Canon Brian Osboume.