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WW1. Memorial plaque. James Henry Hobbs. Royal Fusiliers


There are 2 possible attributions for this plaque

1.Name: James Henry Hobbs
Birth Place: Newington, Surrey
Residence: Nevin, Carnarvon
Death Date: 3 Sep 1916
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: St. Paul's Churchyard, Middx.
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Battalion: 17th Battalion
Regimental Number: C/4613
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

2. James Henry Hobbs memorial is at Caudry British Cemetery and it is likely that he lost his life in the battle for Cambrai.       

                 First Name: James Henry

Initials: J H

Surname: Hobbs

DOB: Circa 1892

Age: 25

Birth Town: Mile End

Resided Town: Walthamstow

Nationality: British

Date of Death: 31/12/1917

Fate: Died of Wounds

Information: Parents: George and Florence Martha Hobbs, of 44, Queen Elizabeth Rd., Walthamstow, Essex.

Rank: Private

Service Number: 67944

Duty Location: France And Flanders

Service: British Army

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment)

Battalion: 7th Battalion 

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