Hubert Gay

Date of Birth:                1880.Poppies
Place of Birth:              Bridgetown St.Michael.Barbados.
Date of Marriage:       1906
Place of Marriage:     Glamorganshire
Service :                         Army
Division:                        Mercantile Marine.
Ship:                                S.S.Taplow.
Died:                                5th June 1917.


Life Before The War.

Hubert married Adelaide (Ada nee Dellar) in April 1906 in Glamorganshire. They lived at 17 George street Northam Southampton. Ada was born in 1884 and she died in 1951 – they had two daughters, May who was born in 1904 in Southampton she died in Bournemouth in 1978 and Ethel b 1908, they also had one son Adolphus H b1906.

In the 1911 census the family were living at 24 Dunrauen Street. Bridgend Wales, Hubert was working as a miner.S S Taplow

Service History.

Hubert joined the British Army and served in the Mercantile Marine, he served on S.S.Taplow  a cargo ship which was built in 1904.

She left Huela for Port Talbot with a cargo of copper and went missing presumed torpedoed, she was never seen again.


Researched By Shaun Connolly 2014.


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