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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 4:50 pm 
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Location: Vancouver Island, Canada
Name: Robert Hudson
Service No. 3986
Corps. Scottish Rifles
Joined at Hamilton, on 1st May 1891
Born at: Haggate, Burnley
Age: 19 years, 2 months
Trade: Carter
Do you belong to the Army, Marines? Yes, I belong to 3rd Batt North Larfe? Regt
Have you ever served in the Army? No, except as above for Royal Artillery, discharged purchase May 1889
For what Corps are you willing to enlist? Scottish Rifles
Dated 29 April 1891
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/iexec/?ht ... pid=294838

Description of Robert Hudson
Age 19 years 2 months
Height 5 feet, 3 inches
Weight 135 lbs
Chest measurement, minimum 34 inches, Maximum expansion 36 inches
Complexion, Fair
Eyes, Blue
Hair, Fair
Religion, Baptist
Distinctive marks, 2 scars from burns on inside of left arm
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

Statement of services of No. 3986 Name Robert Hudson (details of posting)
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

Military History sheet
Home, from 24 April 1891 to 1 March 1892, 307 days
India, from 2 March 1892 to 4 February 1899, 6 years, 356 days
Home, 15 February 1899 to 22 October 1899, 250 days
South Africa, 25 October 1899 to 18 December 1901, 2 years, 57 days
Home, 10 December 1901 to 7 March 1903, 1 year, 79 days
Home, 8 March 1903 to 28 April 1903, 52 days
12 year total
Campaigns: South Africa 1899- 1900 – 1901
Wounded: No
Medals Decorations: South Africa, 1899 – 1900 – 1901
Name and address of next of kin: Uncle James Hudson, Halsick, Briercliffe
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1
Section D of 1st Class Army Reserve
No. 3986 Name Robert Hudson
Have you been discharged wit the last six months? Yes
Dated 17 August 1903
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

Description of Robert Hudson
Age 31 10/12 years
Height, 5 feet 4 inches
Compexion Fresh
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Fair
Trade: Carter
Medals: South Africa, 1899, 1900 and 1901: 4 Clasps
Next of kin: William Hudson of Windle House Farm, Briercliffe near Burnley
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

Statement of Services
Clasps
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

another page
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

and
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1

and
Intended place of residence: P.O. Haggate, Burnley
http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... udson&cr=1


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