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Name Service Number Rank Service Date of Birth Place of Birth Date of Enlistment Address at Enlistment Age at Enlistment Place of Enlistment Previous Military Trade Religion Next of Kin Discharged
Frank Gus Hubbard 734075 Private 112th Battalion; Royal Canadian Regiment November 12, 1898 (on attestation) January 12, 1901 (actual date of birth) Tusket, Yarmouth Co., NS March 24, 1916 Tusket, Yarmouth Co., NS 15 Height: 5 feet, 5 inches Complexion: Dark Eyes: Black Hair: Black Weight: 143 lbs. Recruit 29th Field Artillery, Yarmouth NS (Recruit) Blacksmith’s Helper Roman Catholic Mark Hubbard (Father) Tusket, Yarmouth Co., NS December 20, 1918 (Halifax) Frank Hubbard was the son of Mark and Marguerite Hubbard of Tusket, Yarmouth Co., NS. He enlisted with the 112th Battalion at Yarmouth and embarked for England on the SS Olympic on July 23, 1916. He disembarked in England (Liverpool) on July 31, 1916. From Bramshott Camp in England he was to the 26th Reserve Battalion and then to the Royal Canadian Regiment in France on March 6, 1917. He was gassed on August 31, 1917 and hospitalized until January 1918. He was granted fourteen days leave in England in February and then returned to the field February 24, 1918. On May 25, 1918, when his actual age was determined by the military, he was transferred to England as a minor and posted to the Nova Scotia Regiment Depot at Bramshott. In June, 1918 he was posted to the Young Soldiers Battalion and designated for return to Canada. Private Hubbard returned to Canada on the HMTS Cardiganshire departing England on August 7, 1918 and arriving in Canada on August, 16 1918. He was discharged on December 20, 1918 at Halifax. He served both in England and France. Listed on the Tusket War Memorial Monument
Private Frank Gus Hubbard