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   Lieutenant Hewitt Huggard
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/05/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/08/1889
Died: 09/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Hewitt Huggard was the eldest son of the Rev. Richard Huggard and Frances Marion Huggard (nee Lloyd). Rev. Huggard was born in Dungannon. Hewitt Huggard was born on 5th August 1889 in Tuam, County Galway. The family then moved to Dublin and then back to Dungannon. Rev Huggard was the curate of St Anneís Parish Church, Dungannon. The family moved to St Johnís Vicarage, Barnsley. Hewitt took a second-class degree in History at Merton College, Oxford in 1911. He enlisted in August 1914, and served in Egypt before being sent to Gallipoli. Lieutenant Hewitt Huggard was serving with the 6th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment when he was reported wounded and missing during an attack on Tekke Tepe Ridge, at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, on 9th August 1915. He was later confirmed dead.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Panel 51-54
CWGC Casualty 692117
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. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Brother - Captain Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard Younger brother of Hewitt Huggard who also died in the war
2 Marriage record of parents
3 Merton College, Oxford Details and photo
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 RootsChat Forum (1) Discussion on the Huggard family
6 RootsChat Forum (2) Discussion on the Huggard family
7 Worcestershire War Dead Details of Captain Hewitt Huggard
8 Yorkshire Indexers Photo of Hewitt Huggard
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023