Edward Hobson (c.1887-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Edward Hobson (© IWM HU 115703)

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HOBSON, EDWARD. Private. No 28786. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield. Son of Henry and Hannah Hobson. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Hobson, 20 Rock, Linthwaite. Employed by Messrs George Cock Limited, Longfield Dyeworks, Linthwaite. Killed in action, 3.5.1917, aged 29 years. Buried POINT-du-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row H, Grave 1.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission