1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Hubert Hargreaves

Contributed by: Anne Hickinbottom, on 2008-11-04

Hubert Hargreaves
First Name Hubert
Surname Hargreaves
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1945
Regiment King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
Place of Wartime Residence Clayton le Moors, Lancashire

Hubert's Story

In memory of my grandfather, whom I wish I had known

My grandfather was blinded during war service in 1916 not yet 25 years old. He was discharged from active service on 26 October 1916. Although he lived until 1945 he suffered from war wounds all of his life. He married Jane Hope in May 1915. My mother says he was a wonderful caring father and husband.

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