Six to Acting Wing Commander C.O.Hudson, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, late Royal Artillery,
Lot 255
Six to Acting Wing Commander C.O.Hudson, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, late Royal Artillery,
Sold for £324 (US$ 545) inc. premium
Lot Details
Six to Acting Wing Commander C.O.Hudson, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, late Royal Artillery,
1914-15 Star (2.Lieut.C.O.Hudson. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medal (Lieut.C.O.Hudson.); Defence Medal; War Medal; Air Efficiency Award, G.VI.R. (Act Wg Cdr C.O.Hudson. A.A.F.). Very fine or better. (6)

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  • A.E.A. London Gazette 26.6.1947.

    Dr C.O.Hudson was born on the 19th July 1890, he was educated at St.Bees School and Sheffield University. His student career was interrupted by WW1, at the beginning he enlisted at a combattant. He served as an officer the Royal Field Artillery, much of his time was spent as a forward observation officer. In 1916 a higher authority discovered that he was a medical student and he was sent back to England to continue his studies. After qualifying M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1919, he held the post of house-physician at the Sheffield Royal Infirmary, and then entered general practice in the city. He became also medical officer to the Treasury. When WW2 began he immediately re-enlisted this time into the R.A.F., throughout which he served in an administrative capacity, attaining the rank of Wing Commander. In 1940 he suffered the tragic loss from enemy action of his older daughter who was serving in the W.A.A.F. He died on the 3rd April 1959, aged 68.
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