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Obituaries > HUDSON, GEORGE A., JR.

Just 100 yards from where the first Marines were killed in the invasion of Bougainville, burial services were conducted for Pfc. George A. Hudson, Jr., son of George A. Hudson, Sr., a Presbyterian missionary, and Mrs. Hudson, an employee of the Presbyterian Board of Missions here, it was reported yesterday by the International News Service.

According to the report, renewed fighting broke out within 100 yards of the graves while services were in progress.

Hudson, an 18-year-old youth whose father had been interned at Shanghai by the Japanese, was one of the first Marines killed [November 1, 1943] in the fight for Bougainville, in the South Pacific.