Arthur Hudson registration card, 5 June 1917
Arthur Franklin Hudson was born 10 June 1894 in Halifax County, Virginia. He enlisted in the United States Army 21 September 1917 and served in Company B, 136th Machine Gun Battalion, 74th Infantry Brigade, 37th Division. Hudson saw combat in France including at St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was honorably discharged from the army 16 April 1919. Hudson returned to Halifax County where he owned a tobacco farm. He married Minnie Belle Bowen (1903-1996) 14 December 1924 and they had two children. Hudson died 13 May 1960 and was buried in North Fork Cemetery in Halifax County.
Arthur Hudson registration card, 5 June 1917, Arthur Franklin Hudson papers, Profiles of Honor, Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission digital collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
Lent for scanning by Worth M. Hudson, Virgilina, Virginia