Major Hugh Bayfield Spear

The Gloucestershire Regiment

Malvern Commemoration: Malvern Library,

Nature of Death: Died of wounds at Sea 24/10/1922

Next of Kin: Son of Revd Thomas and Mary Helen Spear of Holmeside, Malvern

Capbadge of the Gloucestershire Regiment

The Malvern News reported: “Major H B Spear (the son of Revd T Spear of Malvern) has returned to the front in temporary command of a Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment. He was severely wounded in the Second Battle of Ypres, and his right arm is permanently disabled.”

He first went to France in December 1914, making it likely that he served with the 1st or 2nd Battalions.

Malvern News 27/10/17

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