Thomas Stubbs was the son of Albert Edward and Jane Ann (MacCabe) Stubbs, of Manchester; husband of Rose (Keeghan) Stubbs. They married in Manchester in June 1944. Thomas enlisted in the Royal Army Medical Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.
Rifleman Stubbs successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles and took part in Operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).
Rfn Stubbs was killed in action on 24 March 1945, age 30, and was given a field burial at Hamminkeln, Germany, and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany on 22 April 1947.
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