Saturday 21 November 2009

Private Frederick Charles Hudson

Born on 27 January 1898 in Suffolk, England - son of Mrs. A. Hudson, Norfolk, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 2.5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 80th Battalion, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 8 November 1915 (number 220180) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in England on 18 July 1916 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 25 May 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 or 12 April 1918 - wounded on 2 October 1918 - invalided to England on 11 October 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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