|North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales's) Regiment||34607||2nd Battalion|
He was born Joseph Hart Massey at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire in 1894 but was evidently known as Hugh from an early age.
On the original Roll of Honour his rank is shown as Lance Corporal.
His brother Donald Edward Massey was killed in the war. He was a Private in the 1st/4th Lincolnshire Regiment (3059) killed on the 19 April 1916 and remembered on the Arras Memorial.
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1918 Crich voters
Hugh Joseph Massey, Park Head; absent on military service.
19 Sutton Drive, Shardlow; Hugh J Massey born 27 September 1894 painter and decorator with Ada M Massey born 15 October 1896
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the British War Medal (his rank is shown as Private)
1939 Register: Sutton Drive, Shardlow
Hugh J Massey b.27 September 1894; painter and decorator
Ada M Massey b.15 October 1896
two closed records
Hugh J. Massey married Ada Matilda Bowler in 1915 March qtr (Belper reg district)
Probate record 1950
MASSEY Joseph Hart otherwise Hugh Joseph of 19 Sutton Drive, Derby died 1 December 1949. Probate Nottingham 10 January to to Ada Matilda Massey widow. Effects £1114 16s 3d.
1901: Pond Street, Lincoln
|Joseph Hugh||Massey||head||32||Malting machinist||Sheffield|
|John||Moore||boarder (widower)||78||Retired saddler||Carlton on Trent|
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1911: Branston, Lincs
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