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Private James Joseph McHugh

1st Battalion Irish Guards
Service No: 11899

James Joseph McHugh grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of Denis and Mary McHugh of Third Corgary, Castlederg, Co. Tyrone

Born / Resided

Castlederg, Co. Tyrone / Coatbridge


Killed in Action 09/10/1917




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Buried / Remembered

Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery / Memorial Information

At the time of the Armistice, the cemetery contained 141 graves (of which 42 belonged to the Royal Artillery), but it was then greatly enlarged when graves were brought in from the battlefields and small burial grounds around Boesinghe. There are now 1,307 First World War casualties buried or commemorated in this cemetery. 506 of the burials are unidentified but special memorials commemorate 12 casualties known or believed to be buried among them.

Additional Information

James was reburied in Artillery Wood Cemetery (see photos). James` grave inscription reads " IN FOND REMEMBRANCE R.I.P."

  Medal Index Card  additional photo

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