Other names: Hubert Morgan
Locations in this story: Motcombe, DorsetSemley, WiltshireSalisbury, Wiltshire
Story: Hubert Morgan Pitman was born in Motcombe, Dorset, on 12 Jan 1893 and baptised there on 12 Feb 1893 the son of John Pitman and Mary Ann Pitman (nee Phillips). He lived his early life in Motcombe and later in Semley Green, Semley, Wiltshire. He had enlisted with the Hampshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 35652). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but at some later time he was transferred to the Labour Corps as a Corporal (Service No. 107072). On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Church Cottage, Semley Green, Semley, Wiltshire, described as an Egg and Poultry Producer and he was still single. He died in Salisbury Infirmary, Salisbury, Wiltshire, on 8 Jun 1954. Of his brothers, Stanley George Pitman, had been killed in action whereas William John Pitman and Harold Arthur Pitman both served and survived.