Francis McHugh

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200531
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 28/07/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Buzancy Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I. F. 16.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 14 Carnegie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Factory Worker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Patrick McHugh

  • Siblings:

    4 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Margaret Thompson (formally McHugh) 1788, 6th Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.

  • Children:

    Bernard, born 13.02.1911, Margaret Jane, born 06.07.1913 and 1 other child (name unknown)

More about Francis McHugh

Frank McHugh   200531   Black Watch

Pte. Frank McHugh, M.M., Black Watch, was killed in action on 28th July.  He had been almost three years in France, and had been twice previously wounded.  He was awarded the Military Medal on the field in 1917.  His wife and three children reside at 14 Carnegie Street.  In civil life Private M’Hugh was employed as a factory worker with Caird’s Limited.  Two of his brothers are serving in France, while other two have been discharged.

Dundee Courier 27th August 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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