Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Hugh Joseph Nugent
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3/2482
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 116 Overgate, Dundee
- Occupation: Seaman
Jessie Nugent, 116 Overgate, Dundee
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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