Monday 1 April 2013

Private Irving Frank Hudson

Born on 27 January 1884 in Montreal, Quebec - brother of Mrs. Hattie Glissick, Hall, New York - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as lumberjack; single; no current military service; previously served with the 14th Infantry, US Army; Congregationalist; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 39.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 2 March 1915 (number 410381) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF.

(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)

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