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20321   Private Hugh Hagan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 21/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Hugh Hagan was born at Tamlaghtmore and worked at Greenvale Mill (Adairís), Cookstown. He enlisted in Omagh. The 7th Battalion went to France in February 1916 and had been many fierce engagements by the time of the German Spring. On the morning of the 21st March 1918, The Germans launched a massive offensive along a 50 mile front, which in a few days would drive the allies back over twenty miles. Hugh Hagan was killed in action on the first day of the offensive.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  Albert, Somme, 
Grave Ref: Panel 38-40
CWGC Casualty 1581886
Summary      
Pozieres is a village 6 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert. The Memorial encloses Pozieres British Cemetery which is a little south-west of the village on the north side of the main road, D929, from Albert to Pozieres. On the road frontage is an open arcade terminated by small buildings and broken in the middle by the entrance and gates. Along the sides and the back, stone tablets are fixed in the stone rubble walls bearing the names of the dead grouped under their Regiments. It should be added that, although the memorial stands in a cemetery of largely Australian graves, it does not bear any Australian names. The Australian soldiers who fell in France and whose graves are not known are commemorated on the National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 249
2 Adairs Mill, Greenvale
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1 Dungannon War Dead Also listed on Dungannon War Dead