Henry Hobson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 22666
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 27.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 10 to 13

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Perth
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Messrs Thomson Ltd, Dyers, Perth
  • Mother:

    Jane Hobson, 46 Commercial St, Perth

  • Father:

    William Hobson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Henry Hobson

Henry is believed to be the brother of Pte Joseph Hobson, 34125, Royal Army Medical Corps, who served during the Great War.

Henry Hobson   22666   Royal Scots

Private Henry Hobson, 13th Royal Scots, son of the late Mr W. Hobson and of Mrs Hobson, 46 Commercial Street, Bridgend, Perth, is officially reported to have been killed in action on the 27th of last month.  The deceased was twenty years of age, and before enlisting was employed by Messrs Thomson, Ltd., dyers, Friarton, Perth.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 18th October 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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