Soldier – Hobson, James – Killed in Action in France (picture)

July 1918

Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 6 1918

Private James Hobson,

Private Hobson, 108, Park road, Conisbrough, was killed in action in France on May 27, shortly after returning from leave.

He had been serving since 1914, and in France since 1915.

He was invalided home in 1917.

Before enlistment he was employed at Kilner brothers glass works.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 71883
Died 27/05/1918
Aged 33
8th Bn.
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Son of John Hobson, of 103, Park Rd., Conisborough, Rotherham; husband of the late Florence Hobson.

Soissons Memorial

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