1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
28/01/1917 (Killed in Action)
Hugh McKeown was born in Cookstown and enlisted with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers there. Hugh was killed in action as 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.