Private 58187 Sidney Tubb
Royal Army Medical Corps
Private Tubb was born in Hungerford and the husband of Laura Tubb, of Inkpen, Hungerford, Berkshire.
He enlisted at Newbury and went to France on 11 Aug 1915.
He died on Tuesday, 28 Dec 1915, age 37. He is buried at Noeux-Les-Mines Communal cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
- The badge of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Phil Wood of War Memorials of West Berkshire kindly contacted the Virtual Museum (Jan 2013) to add the following:
Newbury Weekly News: 17 Feb 1916, p8:
"Local War Notes"
The roll of those connected with Hungerford who have sacrificed themselves for their country, is increased by the news that Private Sydney Tubb, Royal Army Medical Corps, was killed in action in France on December 31st. The deceased, who was 37 years of age and leaves a widow and two children, was the youngest son of Mrs J Tubb, of Park-street, Hungerford. For some years he had been an auxiliary postman between Inkpen and Hungerford.