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58599   Rifleman William Hobson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Kings Royal Rifle Corps (British Army)
Died: 13/06/1919 (Home)
Age: 34
Rifleman W Hobson served with the Kings Royal Rifle Corp. Rifleman W Hobson was the son of Benjamin and Eliza Hobson of Stewartstown. He died on the 13th June 1919 aged 34 He is buried in Donaghendry Church Of Ireland Churchyard, North Street, Stewartstown.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Donaghendry Ch Of Ireland Churchyard
  Stewartstown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 661736
Donaghendry Church of Ireland Churchyard is in the centre of Stewartstown, County Tyrone, on the Coagh Road (B160).
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 298
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hobson family 1901 census lists William as age 21, a mill labourer, at house 1 in Killylack Glebe, Bernagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Hobson family 1911 census lists does not list William at house 2 in Killylack Glebe, Bernagh, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists William Hobson 1911 census lists William as age 30, a labourer, at house 3 in Killylack Glebe, Bernagh, Tyrone
4 Dungannon War Dead Also listed on Dungannon War Dead
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of W Hobson can be purchased here.
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