1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
28/01/1917 (Killed in Action)
Hugh McKeown enlisted in Cookstown. Private Hugh McKeown was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 28th January 1917. Private McKeown was part of a night patrol lead by Lieutenant Cecil W Glenn when the 1st Battalion attacked enemy positions on 28th January 1917, south Le Transloy. Even though the mission was a success, the battalion lost eighteen men. Private Hugh McKeown has no known grave and is commemorated on panel 4D-5B on the Thiepval Memorial in France.