Hugh Joseph Nugent

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/2482
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 15 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Seaman
  • Mother:

    Jessie Nugent, 150 Overgate, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Hugh Joseph Nugent

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

DUNDEE BLACK WATCH PRIVATE KILLED.

Intimation has been received by his mother who resides at 15 Blackness Road, Dundee, that Private Hugh Joseph Nugent 2nd Black Watch, was killed in action on 9th May.

Private Nugent was employed as a seaman, but in the spring of last year he enlisted in the special reserve, and was mobilised in the early days of the war.  He was 20 years, and was the younger of two sons.  The other son is Thomas Nugent, a regular soldier, and a member of the Royal Field Artillery, who is now engaged with the army in France.

Dundee Courier 29th May 1915

Joseph Nugent   3/2482   Black Watch

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.

Private Joseph Nugent. Of the Black Watch, who resided at 15 Blackness Road, was killed in action on 9th May.

Dundee Courier 11th June 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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