Captain Henry Archibald Cubitt

Captain Henry Archibald Cubitt

Harry Cubitt © Cubitt Family
Harry Cubitt © Cubitt Family

 

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

Age                           24

Gallantry                   Knight of the Legion of Honour

Cemetery                Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, France