Hobson, John Alfred –

Son of M. and Mrs. Hobson, of 90, Elgin Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Frances Hobson, of 13, Roseberry Street, Daubhill, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by the Bolton Cooperative Society. Enlisted May 1915. Formerly Private, Public Schools Bn., Royal Fusiliers. Commissioned 26/09/1916

Personal details

  • Surname: Hobson
  • Forename: John Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 2nd, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Unit: 175th Company.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915 09/03/1917 23/11/1917 18/10/1918 06/12/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e 6c-e* 6e* 6g-h 8g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 16/11/1917 23/11/1917 14/12/1917

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