George Hudson

George Hudson
Rank: Private
Service No: 3079
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 17/07/1915
Theatre of Death: Gallipoli
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (7th Bn.)
Memorial: Helles Memorial
Additional information: Son of William and Jane Hudson of Overton Farm, Howwood, Glasgow; husband of Margaret Hudson of 24 Greenhill Road, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Husband of Mrs. Hudson of 24 Greenhill Road, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Margaret V Hudson.
1901 census information:
101 New Row, Horton, Northumberland.
William (33) coal miner, born about 1868 in Backworth, Northumberland.
Jane (28) born about 1873 in Wyndham Row, Cumberland.
Brother: William (11) born about 1890 in Horton, Northumberland.
Self: George (8) born about 1892 in Scotland.
Brother: John (4) born about 1897 in Scotland.
Sister: Matilda (2) born about 1899 in Scotland.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises William 43, Jane 38, George 18, John 15 and Matilda 12.

Additional information: George married Margaret Vallance Shearer in 1911 in Rutherglen they had two children Marion Vallance Hudson and George Hudson.

Evening Times 21/8/1915

Newspaper transcript – Mrs Hudson, 24 Greenhill Road, Rutherglen, has received official intimation that her husband, Private George Hudson, 1-7th H.L.I., had died of wounds received in the Dardanelles. He was employed at Messrs Dixon’s Colliery, Rutherglen, before joining the army.

Also commemorated on the memorial in Rutherglen Old Parish Church.