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Coagh - Those That Served
3350   Private Robert Hudson M.M.
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 01/07/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
14th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
04/10/1888
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Corporal Robert Hudson M.M. served with the 14th Battalion of the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders in the war. He was the eldest son of James and Jane Hudson. They lived in the Bellaghy area. By 1898 they had settled in Coagh. Robert Hudson enlisted in Scotland on 29th January 1915. He was living in Glasgow. He arrived at Etaples with his unit in January 1917. On 26th November 1917 Robert Hudson was appointed lance corporal. He received the Military Medal (M.M.) in August 1918.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 1 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Hadson' family Lists Robert as age 13 living with the family at house 32 in Great Georges Street, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists a Robert Hudson Possible listing of Robert, age 22, a servant at house 7 in Ballynargan, Coagh, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Hudson family Does not list Robert as living with the family at house 29 in Great Georges Street, Coagh, Tyrone
4 Brother - James Hudson Also served in the the war
5 Findmypast.co.uk (subscription) Private Robert Hudson Military Papers (35 pages)
6 London Gazette - 06/08/1918 Military Medal, S/40591 Cpl. R. Hudson, A. and S. Highrs. (Coagh)
7 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
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