CaptainPURSER, HUBERT ROBARTS

Died 18/03/1917

Aged 40

Royal Marine Artillery

Twice Mentioned in Despatches

Son of the Rev. T. S. Purser, of Holme Side House, Biggleswade, Beds; husband of Ellen Purser. Served in the Matabele and South African Campaigns. Also served in France and Flanders, and in German South-West and East Africa.

Inscription

FOR A HIGH CAUSE HE FOUGHT AND FIGHTING DIED

Buried at MOROGORO CEMETERY

Location: Tanzania
Number of casualties: 384

Cemetery/memorial reference: VII. A. 13.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.