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833155   Gunner Hubert Kyle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battery, 5 H.A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/09/1911
Died: 14/03/1944 (Prisoner of War)
Age: 32
Hubert Kyle was the son of Robert and Jennie Kyle. He was born on 18th September 1911 in the Clogher Fivemiletown area. Hubert Kyle served with the Royal Artillery in World War Two. Gunner Hubert Kyle became a Japanese prisoner of war. Gunner Hubert Kyle was with 7 Battery, part of the 5th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (H.A.A.) when he died of acute colitis in Sakurajima Prisoner of War camp (Os-04D) on 14th March 1944.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Yokohama War Cemetery
  Hodogaya Ward, Yokohama, 
Grave Ref: Brit Sec. F-B-6
CWGC Casualty 2208299
Yokohama War Cemetery is 9 kilometres west of the city centre on Jido-Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches about 3.00 metres left off the old Tokaido highway.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Clogher War Memorial - WWII - East Face - Panel 2b Clogher
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Kyle family Lists family at house 1 in Townagh, Aghintain, Tyrone
2 Far East Prisoners of War Gunner Hubert Kyle died of acute colitis
3 Photo of Gunner Hubert Kyle's gravestone. Photo of Hubert Kyle.
4 Os-04D-Sakurajima POW deaths Lists Gunner Hubert Kyle
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Gunner Hubert Kyle's gravestone can be purchased here
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