Other names: Reuben Henry
Locations in this story: Tollard Royal, WiltshireRushmore, Berwick St. John, WiltshireHarlesden, MiddlesexWembley, MiddlesexRedbourne, HertfordshireSt. Albans, Hertfordshire
Story: Reuben Henry Hunt (aka Reuben Harry Hunt) was born in Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, on 31 Aug 1890 the son of William Thomas Hunt, a Carpenter, and Margaret Jane Hunt (nee Hibbs). He lived his early life in Tollard Royal and later at Rushmore, Berwick St. John, Wiltshire, where he had employment as a Domestic Gardener. He had enlisted with the Army Service Corps as a Private (Service No. R4/089824). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. Whilst serving he had married Sarah Deborah Tinsley at St. Mark;s Church, Harlesden, Middlesex, on 9 Jun 1918. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 112 Hanover Road, Wembley, Middlesex, working as a Railway Carriage Fitter. He had moved to 56 Tassell Hall, Redbourne, Hertfordshire, by the time of his death which was registered in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, on 28 Apr 1980. His brothers, Edwin John Hunt (d. 1926), Frederick Frank Hunt (discharged early as unlikely to be an efficient soldier) and William Thomas Hunt, also served in the conflict.