Bill Pertwee (Warden Hodges), R.I.P.

Living History

William Desmond Anthony Pertwee, M.B.E.

(21 July 1926 – 27 May 2013)

BBC news has announced the passing of the actor Bill Pertwee who played the part of the A.R.P. Warden Hodges in the BBC situation comedy “Dad’s Army”. He has left a fine body of work which will help generations to understand some aspects of life in Britain during WW2.

Good night and, when you get to the ‘Pearly Gates’ make sure the lights are out before you go in, sir!

May he rest in peace.

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