1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
09/10/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Hugh Lennox was the son of Eccles and Martha Lennox. Eccles Lennox & Martha Tomb were married Sept 1881 in Glasgow. They had 16 children. Hugh was born on 11th April 1892 in the Bellaghy. Some time between 1892 and 1897 the family moved to Cookstown. Hugh Lennox attended Oldtown National School and he worked at the nearby Millburn Factory. Hugh was well known in Cookstown as a football player. Hugh moved to Glasgow, where he joined the army, estimated to be around 1909. Hugh Lennox was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders when he was wounded in Salonika on 30th September 1916. Lance Corporal Hugh Lennox died of his wounds on 9th October 1916. He was 24 years old.