Commerative Scroll in memory of Private John Hobson
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|Title||Commerative Scroll in memory of Private John Hobson|
|Notes||John Hobosn was born at Clifton-with-Norwood, Yorkshire, a village 5 miles west of Harrogate. He was a agricultural worker who joined the Yorkshire Light Infantry.|
Pte John Hobson was killed in action at La Chavette, France on 11 August 1918. He was 36 years old.
John Hobson was a single man and the commerative scroll was sent to his mother. The scroll has been 'handed down' through decendants of one of his sisters. It is currently held by one of his great,great,great nephews.
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Michael Ellison|