Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Hubbard, OBE

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John Francis Hubbard

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Buckingham RD, Buckinghamshire, England UK
Death: Died in Suffolk, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon. Cecil John Hubbard and Helen Jane Hubbard
Husband of Betty Riversdale West
Father of James Hubbard, 5th Baron Addington

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Hubbard, OBE

John Francis Hubbard

  • Born on 5 June 1880.2
  • Son of Hon. Cecil John Hubbard and Helen Jane Ritchie.
  • Married, firstly, Gertrude Kathleen Frances Wilson, daughter of Major Cyril Wilson, on 16 January 1914. He and Gertrude Kathleen Frances Wilson were divorced in 1925.2
  • Married, secondly, Barbara Taylor, daughter of Captain James Spottiswoode Taylor, on 28 May 1925. He and Barbara Taylor were divorced in 1929.
  • Married, thirdly, Betty Riversdale West, daughter of Horace Charles George West and Caroline Alice Jane Leighton, on 2 January 1930.
  • Died on 3 June 1953 at age 72.
  • He was in the Egyptian Civil Service.
  • Fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902.
  • Gained the rank of Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel.
  • Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches
  • Held the office of Military Governor of Palestine.
  • Invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1919.

Child of John Francis Hubbard and Barbara Taylor

Nicolette Hubbard b. 5 May 1926

Children of John Francis Hubbard and Betty Riversdale West

  • James Hubbard, 5th Baron Addington b. 3 Nov 1930, d. 26 Jun 1982
  • Peter Hubbard b. 6 Oct 1932

From the London Gazette:

22 Jan 1904: In 5th Battalion, the Lancashire Fusiliers, John Francis Hubbard, esq, late Second Lieutenants Grenadier Guards, to be Captain. Dated 23rd January 1904

18 Jun 1907: to be 2nd Lieut.

3 May 1918: Temp Capt J F Hubbard, Gen list (temp Lt, Gen Gds) to be temp Lt-Col whilst empld as an Instr at a School 1st Feb 1918.

1 Jan 1919, p. 53 ... John Francis Hubbard, T/Lt Col G Gds.

8 Apr 1921: Gren Gds:-- Temp Lt J F Hubbard OBE, relinquishes his commn, on completion of service, 15th Apr 1920, and is granted the rank of Lt-Col.

Awarded OBE between 1917 and 1921.

4 June 1935: Lt-Col J F Hubbard OBE having attained the age limit of liability to recall, ceases to belong to the Res. of Off. 8th June 1935.


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Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Hubbard, OBE's Timeline

1880
1880
Buckinghamshire, England UK
1930
1930
Age 50
1953
June 3, 1953
Age 73
Suffolk, England UK