The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private A E Hubble


Private Albert Edward HUBBLE, L/10896, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 2nd July 1916.  

21st December 1896, born Chislehurst, Kent, son of Edward Ernest? and Annie Maria Hubble.

1911 Census - 2 Page Heath Villas, Bickley, Kent - Edward Hubble, head, age 41, married, dairyman, worker, born Tonbridge, Kent; Annie Hubble, wife, age 42, married 22 years, 9 children, 8 still alive, born Tonbridge, Kent; Mary Laurence, visitor, age 61, widow, nurse, born Leigh, Kent; Ada Hubble, daughter, age 17, single, servant, born  Chislehurst, Kent; Albert Hubble, son, age 14; Amelia Hubble, daughter, age 12, school, born Addleston, Surrey; Bertha Hubble, daughter, age 9, born Bexley Heath, Kent; Frederick Hubble, son, age 1, born Bromley, Kent; Grace Hubble, daughter, age 20, servant, born Maidstone, Kent.

Enlisted  Bromley, Kent, age 18 years & 6 months, height 5ft 1 inch, weight 126lbs, fresh complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, scar over right eye, scar on back of right forearm, small scar on right forearm.  Resided 2 Page Heath Villas, Bickley, Kent. Formerly milkman.

Home, 18th June 1915 to 25th April 1916; BEF, 26th April 1916 to 2nd July 1916. 

18th June 1915, enlisted; 22nd June 1915, Maidstone, joined & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 26th June 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; Course of Musketry, 2nd Class, other courses, machine gunner, allotment of pay 6d a week; 26th April 1916, posted BEF & 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

14th June 1919, Statement of Relatives - completed by mother, Annie Maria Hubble, 14, Nightingale Lane, Bromley, Kent - Father, Edward Ernest? Hubble; Mother, Annie Maria Hubble; Brothers - none; Sisters - Mable Hubble, age 30, Sundridge ????, Sundridge; Mary Hubble, age 27, 189 Beckenham Road, Beckenham; Ada Hubble, age 25, 1? Common Road, Bromley; Bertha Hubble, age 17, 14, Nightingale Lane, Bromley, Kent; Amelia Hubble, age 20, 14, Nightingale Lane, Bromley, Kent.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France.

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