Hubert Charles McShane (1882-1914)



Birth Certificate

25th. October 1882, in Liverpool, Lancashire UK


Father: Charles Patrick McShane
Mother: Ellen Griffin


1879 Isabella
1882 [Self]
(He also had 10 step-siblings from his father's first marriage)



Marriage Certificate

Hubert McShane married Dora Coleman (abt.) September 1907 in London, England





11th. November 1914, Belgium

Hubert died in the 1st. Battle of Ypres and he is one of the
more than 54.000 men whose bodies were never recovered.

Their names are commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Hubert McShane's service record
Date Event Rank
03.01.1900 Embodied Militia Service in S. Lancashire Regiment Private
03.08.1901 End of Militia Service Private
02.02.1904 Joins the Scots Guards at London Private
18.02.1904 "Service towards limited engagement" begins.
18.07.1904 Granted 3 Cl. GC Badge
14.01.1905 Appointed Lance Corporal Lance Cprl.
18.01.1905 Service extended to complete 8 years with Colors
11.06.1907 Promoted Corporal Corporal
11.09.1908 Appointed unpaid Lance Sergeant Lance Sgt.
11.09.1908 Transferred Lance Sgt.
18.02.1912 Transferred on expiration period of army service Lance Sgt.
05.08.1914 Mobilised at London Lance Sgt.
05.08.1914 Posted 1st. Bat. Scots Guards Lance Sgt.
11.11.1914 Reported missing Lance Sgt.
11.11.1914 End of service Lance Sgt.

Hubert McShane was awarded the following medals

1914/1915 Star
Victory Medal
British War Medal

Time line
Date Given
Event Source material(s)
25.10.1882Born in Liverpool, LancashireBirth certficate
05.04.18912 LiverpoolCensus transcription
31.03.1901[UK census entry ?][source(s) ?]
190718Marriage to Dora ColemanMarriage certificate
02.04.191122UK Census; Residence: Caterham, SurreyCensus transcript
11.11.191425Died in action at
Battle of Ypres (West Flanders, Belgium)
Service records,
'ancestry' transcripts

This information was compiled by
Hubert Charles McShane's Grandaughter, Barbara, and his Greatgranddaughter, Linda.
It is reproduced here with their kind permissions.