Tubby Boys: Somme 1916

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
The photos show my father, Dick George Tubby, and his brothers Jack and Roger. Jack emigrated to Canada in 1911 and joined the NWMP but volunteered in 1914. Roger was studying theology at London University and volunteered in 1915. Dick was articled to a Norwich lawyer and volunteered in 1914. He was badly wounded on the Somme in July 1916 but returned to fight until 1918. My poor grandmother, a widow, lost two sons, with...