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Henry Gilbert Nobbs was born in London on 3 February 1880. Having enlisted with the London Rifle Brigade in 1899, he served as a Captain in the Great War. During the Somme Offensive of 1916 Nobbs was seriously wounded and was sent to a German field hospital where his wounds were treated. When he had recovered he was sent to a German POW camp before returning to England in December 1916.