Ernie's Story


by Edith Hodkinson

Copyright 1998

The biography of Major Ernest Hodkinson DSO (1907-1989), of the Winnipeg Grenadiers who fought in the World War Two Battle of Hong Kong as written by his daughter-in-law for his grand children. Based on personal diaries and interviews it traces his life from his early days in Winnipeg to his death in 1989, including his internment as a Japanese POW in Hong Kong, subsequent liberation and post-war years in Canada. The final chapter is a record of his grandchildren's memories of him.