Shaftesbury Park Walk War Memorial 03

Hubert Frank Weldon

Surname: Weldon
Other names: Hubert Frank
Other people in this story:
William Weldon
Frances Weldon
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
Bimport, Shaftesbury
Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury
St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury

Story:
Hubert Frank Weldon was born in 1888 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of William Weldon, a shooting gallery proprietor, and Frances Weldon. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Hawker and living at 12 Bimport, Shaftesbury. He enlisted as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 3//7282). He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 5th March 1915 and his name appears on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres (Panel 37). He is remembered on the Park Walk War Memorial and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury.

Images:
  • Names on Park Walk War Memorial 2
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 3
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 2
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 1

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives