CASUALTIES OF THE 1st WORLD WAR

 

The following database is an extract from The Commonwealth War Graves Commission database and includes the date and place of death, the cemetery and the grave position.

 

BELGIUM

 

Coxyde Military Cemetery - Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen

 

Gunner Alfred Richard Gubby, 293368. 140th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 10 July 1917. Age 34. Husband of E. Bowshell (formerly Gubby nee Rattenbury) of 52, Cromwell Road, Croydon. Grave I.G.36. (Alfred was my Granduncle)

 

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial - Ieper, West-Vlaanderen

 

Corporal Eric Dawson Gubby, 42164. 10th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles. Died 6 August 1917. Age 19. Son of Alfred and Rosa Gubby, of The Outlook, Beaulieu Road, Christchurch, Hants. Enlisted in The Rifle Brigade. Grave Panel 40.

 

Ypres Reservior Cemetery - Ieper, West-Vlaanderen

 

Regimental Sergeant Major Walter Charles Gubby, 618. 33rd Div. Art. H.Q. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 13 December 1917. Age 35. Son of William and Ellen Gubby, of West Croydon; husband of Leah Gubby, of 16, Hardwick Place, Balm Road, Hunslet Carr, Leeds. Grave IV. B. 21. (Walter was a cousin of my Grandfather William Henry)

 

FRANCE

 

Borre British Cemetery - Nord

 

Gunner Albert Edwin Gubby, 22312. 155th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 23 August 1918. Age 31. Husband of Ada Emily Gubby, of 154, Godstone Road, Whyteleafe, Surrey. Grave II. H. 15. (Albert was Walter Charles's brother and therefore also a cousin of my Grandfather William Henry)

 

Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux - Pas de Calais

 

Corporal Arthur Henry Gubbey, PO/16652. Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 21 August 1918. Age 21. Son of Walter W. and Alice Gubbey, of 13 Fordingbridge Road, Milton, Portsmouth. Grave VI. O. 27.

 

Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1 - Somme

 

Corporal Walter William Gubbey, 9139. "B" Coy. 1st Bn Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2 July 1916. Age 21. Son of Walter W. and Alice Gubbey, of 13 Fordingbridge Road, Milton, Portsmouth. Grave IV. B. 3.

 

Etaples Military Cemetery - Pas de Calais

 

Private W. Gubby, 15280. 2nd Bn Hampshire Regiment. Died 10 July 1916. Grave II. A. 75A.

 

Le Touret Memorial - Pas De Calais

 

Private John Alfred Gubby, 12047. 4th Bn. Royal Fusilers. Died 22 October 1914. Grave Panel 6.

 

Lieven Communal Cemetery Extension - Pas de Calais

 

Private Ralph Duncan Gubby, 5433. 2nd Bn. Leinster Regiment. Died 12 April 1917. Age 33. Grave IV. A. 9. (Ralph Duncan was a cousin of my Great Grandfather Thomas)

 

Thiepval Memorial - Somme

 

Private James Gubby, 23629. 8th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died 8 September 1916. Grave Pier and Face 16 c.

 

GREECE

 

Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria

 

Private Ernest Albert Gubby, 202046. 2nd/5th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Died of pneumonia 14 December 1918. Age 41. Husband of Mary Ann Gubby, of 114, Balvernie Grove, Southfields, London. Grave 975.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery

 

Lance Corporal Richard Gubbey. 73169. Canadian Infantry(Saskatchewan Regiment) Died 22 June 1916. Age 33. Son of William and Elizabeth Gubbey, 2 Renny Road, Fratton, Portsmouth. Grave J.9.8.

 

Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

 

Ordinary Seaman William Ernest Gubbey, J/19564. H.M.S. Bulwark, Royal Navy. Died 26 November 1914. Age 18. Son of William and Alice Gubbey, 2 Renny Road, Fratton. Portsmouth. Grave Naval. 20.1030. Richard (above) was Williamís Uncle.

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