Norman Hobson (c.1891-1917)

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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:

HOBSON, NORMAN. Private. No 49943. 6th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Formerly No 36988 4th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. Born Upperthong. Son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Hobson, 90 Blacker Road, Birkby. Educated Wilshaw Council and Mount Pleasant School, Lockwood. Employed as a plumber and sanitary engineer. Husband of Janie Hobson, 46 Woodhouse Avenue, Fartown. Enlisted 1.3.1917. Died of wounds at No 46 Casualty Clearing Station, 9.10.1917. Buried MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row E, Grave 47.
ROH:- Lockwood Baptist Church; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Brother of GEORGE HOBSON.

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