Other names: Hubert William
Locations in this story: Semley, WiltshireSouthampton, HampshireEastleigh, HampshireWinchester, Hampshire
Story: Hubert William Hibberd was born in Semley, Wiltshire, on 20 Jul 1895 and baptised there on 11 Aug 1895 the son of Frank Reuben Hibberd and Ellen Hibberd (nee Chubb). He lived his early life in and around Semley. He had enlisted and joined the Territorial Unit of the 1st/4th Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 1954). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but his Service No. changed during the conflict to 200410. He was discharged on 22 Apr 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the Territorial Forces War Medal. His marriage to Mabel Hawkins was registered in Southampton, Hampshire, during 1922. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 27 The Quadrangle, Eastleigh, Hampshire, employed in Wire Drawing. His death was recorded in the Winchester, Hampshire, Registry during 1975. Of his brothers, Ernest Edward Hibberd, served but regrettably died during the conflict whereas William Hibberd served and survived.