Manx Made Alien

Percy Cubbin
Written and researched by David Bohl, with the kind help of historians world wide.

Born Liverpool 1893 Percy Cubbin played for the Aliens in the last few seasons before the Great War. He was educated at Oulton School and completed his teacher training like many of his team mates at Chester College. 

[Teacher Registration -]

With the outbreak of war Percy joined the ranks of the Royal Army Medical Corps during which he was gassed at the Battle of Ypres.

[Medal Index Card -]

Just before the end of the war Percy was commissioned 2/Lt in the Royal Field Artillery.

The new Officer Rank enabled him to join the local Lodge.

[Royal Victoria Lodge -]

He rejoined the Club in the minutes of 6th February 1920

Following newspaper clips derived from Isle of Man IMuseum
30th Dec 1922 (Percy's dad lived on the Isle of Man)
3rd Jan 1923
2nd April 1927 - Moves from Liverpool
21st Oct 1931 - Appointed Headmaster of Foxdale

12th Feb 1932 - The Legion Players
3rd Jan 1939 - Special visit to Liverpool FC
15th Dec 1939 - Tragic accident
22nd June 1940 - Company commander of LDV
13th Sept 1940 - Home Guard Parade 

4th Aug 1942 - Appointed Head of St Johns

30th Jan 1943

2nd Jan 1953 - Retirement

4th April 1953 - Retirement

After retirement from teaching in 1953 he returned to the mainland at sometime, probably to be with family

1915 Star, British and Victory Medals

Percy  passed away in Poole,Dorset in 1974




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