Julius Hudson (c.1887-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HUDSON, JULIUS. Private. No 75586. Royal Army Medical Corps, attached 1st/3rd (West Riding) Field Ambulance. Born Delph. Son of J. H. and Edna Hudson of Mount Royd, Marsden. Husband of Ethel Hudson, of 'Broadbent', Golcar Brow, Meltham, Huddersfield. Employed as a weaver at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Was a member and secretary of the St. John Ambulance Association. He was also a member of the Wesleyan Adult Bible Class. Enlisted October, 1915, and was drafted to India on 24.11.1915. In March, 1916, he embarked for France and came home on leave in January, 1917. Was taken ill whilst at home and received treatment at the Royds Hall Military Hospital, Huddersfield, and later at the Meltham Convalescent Home. He returned to France and was again invalided home, with trench fever, being for sometime in hospital in Eastbourne. He was transferred to Blackpool, and returned to France once more on 2.11.1917. Killed in action, 28.11.1917, aged 30 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham; Marsden War Memorial.

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