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   Major Hugh Price Travers
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) (British Army)
Died: 07/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 43
Hugh Price Travers was the son of Henry Fane Travers and Cecilia Price. Hugh was born in the Channel Islands about 1871. Hugh Travers resided at Grange Park, Moy for a time with his father, Colonel Henry Travers. Hugh Price Travers was a noted Rugby football player and gave his services on behalf of Dungannon Rugby Football Club for several years. Major Hugh Price Travers was killed in action in Gallipoli on the 7th August 1915. He was 43 years old. Extracts and images are from the book ‘Gallipoli’ by Tim Travers. Tim is professor of history at the University of Calgary in Canada. His great-uncle was Major Hugh Price Travers.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hill 10 Cemetery
  North Anzac, Gallipoli, 10
Grave Ref: Grave V-D-2
CWGC Casualty 607448
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Located South West of Azmak and North of the Salt Lake, the cemetery will be found on the left, 21.5 kms from the junction.
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Henry Travers Does not list Hugh as living with his father at house 5 in Meelmane, Courtmacsherry, Cork
2 Bermondsey Roll of Honour Listed on Boer War Memorial in South London
3 Book on Gallipoli Written by Tim Travers. Hugh Price Travers was his great uncle.
4 Photo of Major Hugh Price Travers
5 Forum listing Lists Travers family details.
6 Genealogy details Details of family
7 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Major Hugh Price Travers' headstone can be purchased here
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