Names on Iwerne Minster War Memorial 1

Asker Edgar Hubbard

Surname: Hubbard
Other names: Asker Edgar
Other people in this story:
Thomas Henry Hubbard
Georgina Hubbard née Coaston
Sydney Samuel Hubbard
Locations in this story:
Houghton, Docking, Norfolk
Landour General Cemetery, Bengal, India
Iwerne Minster, Dorset
Station Hospital, Landour, India
Weymouth, Dorset
Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Asker Edgar Hubbard was born in 1896 in Houghton, Docking, Norfolk. He was the son of Thomas Henry Hubbard, a gamekeeper, and Georgina Hubbard (née Coaston). His siblings included Sidney Samuel, born in 1891. At the time of the 1911 Census Asker was single, working as a gamekeeper and living at Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset. He enlisted in Weymouth, Dorset, as a Gunner in the Royal Field Artillery (Service No. 860454) and was in 1086 Battery, 215th Brigade. He served in Mesopotamia and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died of pneumonia on 20th July 1918 at Station Hospital, Landour and was buried at Landour General Cemetery, Bengal in India (grave id. Plot 8. Grave 6). He is remembered on the Iwerne Minster War Memorial, Shaftesbury and on the Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Printed Source:
Iwerne Minster Before, During, and After the Great War. Edited by P. Anderson Graham.

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