The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant G T Hudson


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Second Lieutenant George Trevor HUDSON,  7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, 2nd October 1916, age 23.

1893, September, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of George and Esther Hudson, of The Limes, 85, St. John's Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Educated Skinners School, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


1911 Census - 85, St. John's Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - George Hudson, head, age 46, married, retired builder, born Southborough, Kent; Esther Hudson, wife, age 45, married 21 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Langham, Caermarthenshire; Ettie Gladys Hudson, daughter, age 20, single, shorthand typist, Auctioneer & House Agent, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; George Trevor Hudson, son, age 17, single, bank clerk, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; John Richard Daniel Mitchell, visitor, age 19, single, surveyor, Auctioneer & House Agent, worker, born Rotherfield, Sussex.


31st July 1915, posted BEF, as L/Cpl, 10th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, Service No.SK/1016.

20th January 1917, Probate - Hudson George Trevor of 85, St. John's Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Second Lieutenant, R.W. Regiment died 29th September 1916 in France. Administration (with Will), London 20th January to George Hudson, retired builder. Effects £462 8s 7d.

Buried at Mill Road Cemetery, I. G. 2., Thiepval, France. Commemorated on Tunbridge Wells War Memorial.

NOTE: Officers Died in the Great War gives date of death as 2nd October 1916; CWGC web site shows 29th September 1916.


London Gazette 6th September 1916.

War Office, 6th September, 1916. REGULAR FORCES.

The under mentioned Warrant Officers, non-commissioned officers and men to be temporary Second Lieutenants (on probation), with effect from the dates shown:

Royal West Kent Regiment. - Lance Corporal G.T. Hudson, from Royal Fusiliers. 8th Aug. 1916.


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