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446222   Private Hugh Devlin
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Dated added: 01/11/2020   Last updated: 03/11/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 16/06/1891
Died: 10/04/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Hugh Devlin was the son of Mr J Devlin and Charlotte Devlin. He was born on 16th June 1891 in the Dungannon area. Hugh later emigrated to Canada. Where he worked as an electrician. He enlisted on 28th April 1915 at Calgary with the Canadian Infantry. Private Hugh Devlin served with the 10th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry. On 9th April 1917, shortly after the commencement of the Vimy Ridge attack, Private Devlin was wounded. He died of wounds the following day on 10th April 1917 in France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension
  Barlin, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-G-88
CWGC Casualty 469872
Barlin is a village about 11 Kms south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 Kms south-east of Bruay. The Communal Cemetery and Extension lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.
References and Links
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1 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Hugh Devlin
2 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Private Hugh Devlin including photo
3 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private Hugh Devlin's death
4 Photo of Private Hugh Devlin's gravestone
5 Private Hugh Devlin Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (42 no.)
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Hugh Devlin's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023