9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
James Hudson was the youngest son of James and Jane Hudson. James Hudson was born about 1895. The family moved around the Magherafelt area, but by 1898 had settled in Coagh. His father was a labourer. By 1911, James ad left school and was a servant. Private James Hudson served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the war. It is believed he went to the front early in 1916. Private Hudson was injured at the Battle of the Somme. Private Hudson recovered and returned to the front.