Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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08/09/2020 He was married and his wife Mae Bernadette and children lived in Finsbury, London.
08/09/2020 The CWGC record Gunner Hugh Michael O’Hare as the son of Patrick James O'Hare and of Alice O'Hare (nee Corr). He is also recorded as the husband of Mae Bernadette O'Hare of Finsbury, London.
08/09/2020 Gunner Hugh Michael O’Hare is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery in Germany. His inscription reads: ALWAYS IN MY HEART. SADLY MOURNED AND ALWAYS MISSED BY WIFE AND CHILDREN
08/09/2020 Gunner Hugh Michael O’Hare was serving with the 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), part of the Royal Armoured Corps when he was killed in action in Holland on 27th February 1945. He was 31 years old.
08/09/2020 A report in the local newspaper after his death implies he hailed from Pomeroy.
08/09/2020 Hugh was an outstanding Gaelic footballer.
08/09/2020 Hugh O’Hare was born about 1914.
08/09/2020 Hugh Michael O’Hare was the son of James and Alice O'Hare (nee Corr).
06/09/2020 Sad news has reached the village that Private Hugh Michael O’Hare has been killed in action in Holland. The deceased was an outstanding Gaelic footballer before he joined the forces, and was very popular in social circles. Widespread sorrow is evinced among his many friends.
06/09/2020 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 24th March 1945: Pomeroy
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