Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 Wee Henry, died in infancy
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists Francis as age 17 a farm servant at house 51 in Derrygarve, Castledawson, Londonderry for the McAllen family.
30/12/2015 There is no record of Francis Hudson in the 1911 census so it may be assumed he had moved to Scotland by that time.
30/12/2015 Family: Francis Hudson, Susannah Hudson (born about 1889, died 31st January 1933, aged 44), Mary Hudson (born about 1911, died 21st March 1933, aged 22), James Hudson (born about 1914, died 24th April 19 1932, aged 18), Henry Hudson (died in infancy)
30/12/2015 Francis signed the Ulster Covenant on 28th September 1912 in Bridgeton, Glasgow as Frank Hudson. His address was given as Derrygarve, Castledawson.
30/12/2015 Francis Hudson enlisted in Glasgow.
30/12/2015 Private Francis Hudson was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 16th May 1915. He was 31 years old.
30/12/2015 The family headstone records the following information: In loving Memory of
30/12/2015 Francis Hudson was born in Derryglure, Castledawson on 15th October 1883. GRONI lists his motherís maiden name as Elser, but this is almost certainly incorrect as there are no marriage records for Esler/Hudson.
30/12/2015 My husband, Private Francis Hudson, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, killed in France 16th May 1915
30/12/2015 My father, James Dunlop, died 11th March 1919
30/12/2015 Also our dear mother Susannah Hudson, died 31st January 1933, aged 44
30/12/2015 My sister Mary, died 21st March 1933, aged 22.
30/12/2015 Jeannie H Richmond., died 15th August 1973, aged 53.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Francis Hudson as the husband of Susanna Hudson, 37 Pentland Place, Bridgeton, Glasgow.
30/12/2015 Private Hudson has no known grave and is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial in Richebourg, France.
30/12/2015 My dear son James Hudson, died 24th April 19 1932, aged 18
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