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Forename(s): Hubert James
Place of Birth: Dover, Kent
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: York and Lancaster Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 28th Division
Date of Death: 1915-05-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 36 and 55.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EAST MARTON, YORKSHIRE
Hubert James East (born 28 May 1884) was the son of William Henry and Emma East, née Pawson. William was born at Brettell Lane, Staffordshire and Emma at Doncaster, Yorkshire.
1891 Dover, Kent Census: 1, Temple Villas - Hubert J. East aged 6 years, born Dover, son of William H. and Emma East.
1901 Dover, Kent Census: East Lee - Hubert J. East, aged 16 years, born Dover, son of William H. and Emma East.
1911 Dover, Kent Census: East Lee - Hubert James East, age 26 years, born Dover. Commissioned Army Officer. Son of Wm. Henry and Emma East.
Hubert was married to Mary Vera Sheward Brown in 1914.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Capt Hubert James East, 1st York and Lancsater Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: January 1915. Killed: 8 May 1915. Correspondence: Mrs. V. Hyde Upward applies for medals in respect of her late husband, 1 July 1920. Address: 1. Surbinia, Selsey on Lee. 2. Mayfield, Selsey, Sussex. 3. 2, Pump Court, Temple, London, EC 4.
Hubert is commemorated on the Dover War Memorial.
Photograph © IWM (HU120811).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Captain Hubert James EAST
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: York and Lancaster Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 28th Division
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