Lieutenant Alban John Benedict Hudson MC
3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
7th June 1917
Born in Headington,Oxford in 1893.
In the 1901 census he is recorded living with his father,Charles Henry Bickerton Hudson
(05-08-1861-11-12-1937),a clergyman with the
Church of England and his mother Caroline Elizabeth 1867-09/1949 (nee Mills (married 1887))
at 37a St Giles Road Oxford.
He was a Commoner of Magdalen College Oxford.
He served in Salonika with 11th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment before entering France in 11/1915 with the
3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.
He was awarded a Military Cross for an attack on the enemy trenches on 02-05-1917 in which a German machine gun was captured.His award was recorded in the London Gazette on 26-07-1917,but sadly he had already been killed in action on 07-06-1917.
In his will he left his effects of £271 3s 2d(worth today £21,280.81) to William Herbert Bagnall(a gentleman).*