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.
Service Number 71883
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Son of John Hobson, of 103, Park Rd., Conisborough, Rotherham; husband of the late Florence Hobson.