Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Private James Hudson
Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 24/03/2019
Personal Details
9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
 (Survived The War)
James Hudson was the youngest son of James and Jane Hudson. James Hudson was born about 1895. The family moved around the Magherafelt area, but by 1898 had settled in Coagh. His father was a labourer. By 1911, James ad left school and was a servant. Private James Hudson served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the war. It is believed he went to the front early in 1916. Private Hudson was injured at the Battle of the Somme. Private Hudson recovered and returned to the front.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 1 (Served) Coagh
2 Tamlaght School 1916 (served) Coagh
Local Insitute / Local Book Details
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1 Tamlaght National School
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Hadson' family Lists James age 6 living with the family at house 32 in Great Georges Street, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists a James Hudson Possible listing of James, age 16, a servant at house 7 in Ballyneil Beg, The Loop, Londonderry
3 1911 Census lists Hudson family Does not list James as living with the family at house 29 in Great Georges Street, Coagh, Tyrone
4 Brother - Robert Hudson Also served in the the war
Coagh & District in WW1