WW1 British War Medal to Capt. Hobson, Royal Engineers (awarded M.C. and M.I.D.)
CAPT. J.R. HOBSON
Joseph Reginald Hobson
Military Cross L.G. 9 Jan 1918 : "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst commanding a party forming a strong point on an exposed flank. He collected and organised, under rifle fire, men who had become detached from their units, and organised the defence of a strong point during it's consolidation. It was due to his gallant bearing and utter disregard for personal safety that this most important point was made secure."MIC shows Qualifying theatre Middle East and residence Bristol, also awarded an M.I.D. Info on ancestry shows that he was an Architect residing in Bulawayo, Rhodesia and travelled back to the UK frequently with his family. He died on 2nd Oct 1968 at Bulawayo.