8th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
29/04/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Hugh McAlindon was the son of Alexander and Catherine McAlindon. Hugh was born in Coalisland, County Tyrone about 1889. At some point the family moved to Port Glasgow, Scotland. Private Hugh McAlindon was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was wounded in a gas attack in France. Private Hugh McAlindon died of his wounds on 29th April 1916. He was 27 years old.
Vermelles is a village 10 kilometres north-west of Lens. From Lens take the N43, towards Bethune, to its junction with the D75 in Mazingarbe. Turn right at this junction and continue for approximately 900 metres when Vermelles British Cemetery will be found on the left hand side of the road.