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He was the son of William and Mary Ellen Hobson and the brother of John William, Emma, Mabel and Sydney Hobson. In 1901 and 1911 they lived at 47 Robin Hood Street St Ann's Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a lace machine builder.
13 Mar 1919
2750280 - CWGC Website
F 2295
Aircraftman 1St Class
Royal Naval Air Service
H.M.S. "President II." Air Mechanic 1st Class Frank Harold Hobson enlisted in the Royal Naval Air Service on 27th November 1914. He was a former engineer machine constructor. He went out to the Dardenelles on 11th September 1915. He was admitted to hospital on 6th October 1915 (HMS Grantally Castle) suffering from typhoid and was transferred via Malta to England. He was invalided from the service on 12th March 1916 and died in Nottingham on 13th March 1919. He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.
Inscription on family headstone in Nottingham Church Cemetery '‘In loving memory of Mary Ellien beloved wife of William Hobson who died Nov (-) 1902 aged 48 years, ‘Peace after pain’. Also of John William son of the above and loving husband of Florence Hobson, who died November 20th 1918 aged 36 years … also of Frank Harold, brother of the above and beloved husband of Nellie Hobson who died March 13th 1919 in his 25th year, The Great Sacrifice.’ Research Rachel Farrand
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