Albert Edward Hudson (Private -service No 242462)

Albert was born in Surlingham in 1895 to Henry (1866-1942) and Mary nee Smith (1866-1944). Any earlier address is unconfirmed but in 1911 they were neighbours of Richard Osborne the Post Master.

Albert’s siblings were:

  • William Randle 1887
  • Maud Elizabeth 1889
  • Henry 1892

Albert’s sister Maud Elizabeth married Frank Frosdick on 3 April 1916.  They lived atHill House Lodge, Ferry Road.  Frank served in the Army in France during WW1.

Albert served with the Vth Norfolk Regiment and saw duty in Palestine.  He was killed in action on 19 April 1917 aged 22.

It is very possible that Private Hudson was awarded the following campaign medals:

  • British War Medal
  • Memorial dealth Plaque of WW1