Frederick Arthur HUDSON

HUDSON, Frederick Arthur

Service Number: 1499
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Enlisted at Cairns, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mitcham, Surrey, England, 1895
Home Town: Kairi, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Merton Park School, Surrey, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 August 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Gallipoli.Turkey
Special Memorial, B 73 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cairns Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1499, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Cairns, QLD
13 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 1499, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Seang Choon embarkation_ship_number: A49 public_note: ''
13 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 1499, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 15 years

Son of Frederick Douglas and Marion Hudson of 'The Elms', Kairi, Cairns, QLD

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Cairns Senior Cadets