Private Horace Edgar Hubbocks

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

20 Sep 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Grocer's errand boy

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Hare & Hounds pub
32 New Town Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 11th October 1917
Pte Horace Edgar Hubbocks

Pte Horace Edgar Hubbocks, 3/7430, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in Belgium on September 20th, 1917.

Born in Tring in 1898 and a son of William and Kate Hubbocks, of the Hare and Hounds pub, 32 New Town Street, Luton, he was mobilised at the outbreak of war and was stationed at Landguard, Suffolk, for 12 months. He was drafted to France while still aged only 17 and had served two years out there.

At the time of the 1911 Census, Horace was a 13-year-old grocer's errand boy living with his family at 22 Maple Road, Luton. His father was then listed as an unemployed licensed victualler.

Individual Location

Pte Horace Edgar Hubbocks

Author: Deejaya

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