Main CPGW Record
Place of Birth: Royton, Lancashire
Service No: R/11663
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 14th (Light) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Albert Hudson was the son of Seth and Mary Ellen Hudson, née Eachus. Seth and Mary Ellen were both born at Greenfield, Saddleworth, Yorkshire.
1891 Royton, Lancashire Census: 208, Heyside - Albert Hudson, aged 3 years, born Royton, son of Seth and Mary E. Hudson.
1901 Colne, Lancashire Census: 118, Keighley Road - Albert Hudson, aged 13 years, born Oldham, Lancashire, son of Seth and Mary E. Hudson.
Albert was married to Minnie Jones in 1910.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 10, Ellis Street - Albert Hudson, aged 23 years, born Oldham, Lancashire, husband of Minnie Hudson.
The British Army Service Record for Albert Hudson exists but may be incomplete.
Albert is commemorated in the Memorial Books of the Post Office Fellowship of Remembrance.
A short biography of Albert is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HUDSON, A., aged 29 years, K.R.R., 32, Melbourne Mount, [Barnoldswick], killed in action Sept. 15, 1916.
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Rifleman Albert HUDSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 14th (Light) Division
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