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Captain Cyril Oswald Jubb


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the above named soldier was killed in action on 24th Agust 1914 and is buried at Hautrage Cemetery. He is listed amongst men from Retford, killed in the Great war but,however, does not appear on the Retford Memorial. he does appaer on St Stpehens Roll of honour a church in Bournemouth. Any imformation or any ties that can be made with Retford I would be greatful for


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Hi Dorrie

His name actually appears as Denman-Jubb in the following

From "The Bond of Sacrifice" Vol 1

Born 9th August 1876 son of Rev Henry and Mrs Denman-Jubb

Educated at Uppingham and Oriel College Oxford to a B.A. degree.

Commisioned Jan 1900 made Lieutenant in Feb 1901

In South African war as Railway Staff Officer 1902. Present at operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria saw action at Rhenoster Kop

Received the Queens Medal with three clasps and the Kings Medal with two clasps

Promoted Captain in Sept 1906 and from March 1908 to September 1911 was an adjutant of the Volunteers in the Territorial force.

Member of the Army and Navy Club and was fond of hunting.

Married in 1906 to Majorie daughter of S Osbourne esq Borough Court, Winchfield

He was reported killed by shrapnel at Wasmes nr Mons on the 24th of August 1914

Hope this is of some use

All the best Hambo

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He was born there!

Cyril Oswald Jubb has his birth recorded in Retford in Q3/1876, Volume 7b, Page 21.

In the 1881 census, the family are living at Mill Hill Cottages, Dunham. The family comprises Henry (54, a vicar), wife Catherine (33), Cyril, aged 4 and daughter Winifred aged 2.

By 1891, Cyril was at school in Uppingham, Rutland.


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