This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Barry Camp, by Carnoustie
- Service no: 8805
- Rank: Sergeant
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 17/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII. D. 13.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Leith
- Address: 80 Blackness Road, Dundee
More about Hugh O'Neil
DUNDEE WOMAN HARD HIT. Mrs O’Neill, 80 Blackness Road, has been hard hit by the war, one of her sons having been killed and another taken prisoner.
Sergeant Hugh O’Neill [left], 2d Black Watch was wounded in the leg on 9th inst., and amputation was found to be necessary. Late the same night, however, he passed away. He expected to be home this week, and arrangements had been made for his marriage.
The prisoner of war is Private John O’Neill [right], 2d Gordon Highlanders. The Evening Telegraph and Post, Thursday, 20 May 1915, 4.
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