Captain Henry Archibald Cubitt
Thank you to Margaret Maynard for the following research.
Harry Cubitt was the heir to the Denbies Estate. He was born in London in 1892, the eldest of six sons of the Hon. Henry and Maud Marianne Cubitt (later 2nd Lord and Lady Ashcombe). Harry was one of three brothers killed in the First World War.
Harry was commissioned in the Coldstream Guards in 1911, he took part in the retreat from Mons and was awarded Croix de Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
Son of The Honourable Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe and Lady Maud Ashcombe of Denbies, Dorking
Brother of The Honourable Alick George Cubitt
………………………..The Honourable William Hugh Cubitt
Regiment 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards
Date of Death 15th September 1916
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Gallantry Knight of the Legion of Honour
Cemetery Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, France