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   Major Hubert Maxwell Lenox-Conyngham D.S.O.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/03/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Veterinary Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/10/1869
Died: 15/03/1918 (Died of Illness)
Age: 47
Summary      
Hubert Maxwell Lenox-Conyngham was born in Dublin. He was a son of Sir William and Lady Lenox-Conyngham of Springhill House, Moneymore, and the brother of John Staples Molesworth Lenox-Conyngham. He joined the Army Veterinary Service Corps in 1897 and served in East Africa (Somaliland Campaign) in 1902-03. During the First World War, he attained the rank Major and was ‘Mentioned in Despatches’ and awarded the D.S.O. (Distinguished Service Order). He died of illness on Friday the 15th March 1918 at Chester and was buried in Dublin.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Kilgobbin Burial Ground
  Dun Laoghaire, Dublin 18
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 900633
Summary      
The burial ground near the East side of the road from Dublin to Kilternan and Enniskerry, belongs to the Eastern Health Board. It stands on the North-East side of the old Kilgobbin Churchyard.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
2 Moneymore War Memorial Moneymore
3 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 1 Coagh
4 Desertlyn Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWI Moneymore
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 247
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Lenox-Conyngham family Does not list Hubert as living with the family at house 31 in Ballindrum, Springhill, Londonderry
2 Book about Springhill Springhill: An Old Ulster House by Mina Lenox-Conyngham
3 DNW Auctions Hubert's medals sold for £3,300 in 2007
4 FindAGrave.com Gravestone photo of Major Hubert Maxwell Lenox-Conyngham
5 John S M Lenox-Conyngham Brother of Hubert Lenox-Conyngham
6 Lenox-Conyngham family tree Gives Hubert's date of birth
7 Wikipedia Father of Hubert, William Lenox-Conyngham