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George Hobday
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GOD Bless you George Hobday, CMOH for all you have done for GOD, country, family, and kin !! No minority should rule as the Majority has to in any Democracy!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 2, 2014
 

- Lazer
 Added: Dec. 27, 2013
 

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Dec. 22, 2013
 
He was born Stephen John Hobday in the summer of 1839 at Boughton Aluph. His father John Davis Hobday, born in Boughton in 1815, worked as a laborer and gardener. He married Mary Austin in August 1836, a twenty-three-year-old from the neighboring parish of Westwell on the outskirts of Ashford in county Kent in the southeast corner of England. Over the next twenty years John and Mary had eight children, all born in Kent County: Valentine John in 1838, Stephen John (the subject of this post) in 1839, Harriett in 1841, Mary Ann in 1849, James Moss in 1847, William in 1849, John Davis in 1851, and lastly George Edward in 1855. Stephen's mother died in 1896 and his father in 1898.[2]Among the discrepancies concerning Private George Hobday is this photograph that is often depicted as being that of Hobday. However, The 7th Cavalry trooper in the photograph is wearing the 1862 design Medal of Honor, the 1904 design Medal of Honor, the Indian Campaign Medal authorized in 1907, and the Spanish Campaign Medal authorized in 1905. When the 1904 design Medal of Honor was created it sent the new medal of all living Medal of Honor recipients and they were authorized to wear their original medal and the newly designed version. Based on the Medals, this photograph is taken in 1907 or later, more than fifteen years after George Hobday died in 1891 at the age of fifty-two.[4]In 1861, Stephen was still living at home in Boughton and working as a domestic servant. Sometime during that decade he emigrated to the United States. He made his way to Memphis, Tennessee, where in 1868 he enlisted in the Army for three years, taking his youngest brother's name, George. http://armyatwoundedknee.wordpress.com/2013/09/13/privategeorgehobday/
- COL Sam Russell
 Added: Sep. 14, 2013
 

- Renae✫
 Added: Feb. 24, 2013
 

- Sgt. Rock
 Added: Dec. 22, 2012
 

- Darlene T.
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
 
I light a candle for George Hobday ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
 
Thinking of you this Memorial Day
- Martin W
 Added: May. 30, 2011
 

- Gary Holcomb, Sr.
 Added: Mar. 30, 2011
 

- lisa greenman
 Added: Dec. 22, 2010
 
Thanks
- O'KC
 Added: Sep. 23, 2010
 

- LilyPondLane
 Added: Dec. 22, 2009
 
Thank you for your brave service to our country. God bless. Rest in peace.
- LilyPondLane
 Added: Dec. 22, 2009
 

- LaDene
 Added: Dec. 22, 2009
 

- Sheila Sartain Snyder
 Added: Dec. 14, 2009
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jul. 11, 2009
 
Thank you, Sir. Rest In Peace.
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jul. 4, 2009
 

- purple-lady
 Added: Apr. 2, 2009
 

- TD Miller
 Added: Dec. 22, 2008
 

- Jami
 Added: Nov. 3, 2008
 

- Isabella Oliva
 Added: Jan. 21, 2008
 

- Eclectic One
 Added: Sep. 24, 2007
 
In memory.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 22, 2006
 

- Doug Lind
 Added: Dec. 22, 2006
 
Remembering you today, Sir. Rest in peace and God bless
- Medora
 Added: Dec. 22, 2006
 

- Sgt. Rock
 Added: Dec. 21, 2006
 

- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Dec. 5, 2006
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Feb. 15, 2006
 
Remembering you on this day, SIr. Rest in peace and God bless

- Medora
 Added: Dec. 22, 2005
 
Rest in peace.
- SincerelySue
 Added: Jun. 26, 2005
 

- Charles Haig
 Added: Nov. 21, 2004
 
QUELQU'UN A PENS╔ └ VOUS!
REPOSEZ EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Sep. 25, 2004
 
 

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