Lance Corporal Albert Hubbert

07 May 1916 - 24 Mar 1945

Albert Hubbert was the son of Arthur Edwin and Mary (Turner) Hubbert, of Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire; husband of Muriel (France) Hubbert, he enlisted in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, and volunteered for Airborne Forces.

Lance Corporal Hubbert successfully completed glider training and was posted to 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Ox and Bucks Light Infantry, and took part in Operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).

L/Cpl Hubbert was killed in action on 24 March 1945, aged 28, and was given a field burial at Hamminkeln, Germany, and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery on 21 March 1947.

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