Lt.-Col. John Francis Hubbard, OBE

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Lt.-Col. John Francis Hubbard, OBE

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Buckingham Rural District, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Blyth Rural District, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

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

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Lt.-Col. 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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Lt.-Col. John Francis Hubbard, OBE's Timeline

1880
1880
Buckingham Rural District, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
1930
1930
Age 50
1953
June 3, 1953
Age 73
Blyth Rural District, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom