HUDSON, Eric Launcelot

Eric Launcelot Hudson is probably the serviceman on the left.

Service Number: 3398
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Enlistment Unit: 6th Field Ambulance Dental Corp
Transferred Unit: Army Dental Corps, 11th Australian Field Ambulance
Date of Enlistment: 7 February 1915
Enlistment Age: 25 years
Fate of person: Returned to Australia

Biographical Details

The youngest of the three Hudson brothers listed on our war memorial, Lance enlisted in Melbourne in the 6th Field Ambulance Dental Corps. He left Melbourne on the Ajax in June 1915 and worked in the field throughout the war. After his return to Tasmania in 1919, Lance worked for the school dental service and set up his own practice in Charles Street in 1931. He died in Launceston in 1969.

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