BEDBOROUGH, Hubert Charles Raymond Hawkins

Quartermaster Sergeant
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
CH/X 2043
Honours & Awards: 
Wednesday, December 17, 1919
Died : 
Sunday, December 25, 1949
Died in service
Local Roll of Honour: 
Quartermaster Sergeant Hubert Bedborough died after falling into a monsoon ditch during a storm whilst deployed to Hong Kong [1] [1a].
  • He had previously received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished services in Palestine during the period 27th March 1948 and 30th July 1948 [2].
[1] AFM ROH.
[1a] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 38508, page 189.
[a] First name shown as Herbert on gravestone, should be Hubert, confirmed by AFM ROH, and online by his son/ SF ROH website
[b] Rank as on grave headstone,  RM Historical Society record, and source @ [1a].
[c] Hong Kong Cemetery, formerly known as HK Happy Valley Cemetery and HK Colonial Cemetery.
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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