13th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
26/06/1917 (Killed in Action)
Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard was the son of the Rev Richard Huggard and Frances Marion Huggard (nee Lloyd). He was born in Dungannon on 20th May 1894. The family then moved to Dublin and then to Barnsley. Lewis and his brother Hewitt both played for Barnsley Rugby Club. Lewis enlisted in September 1914 in one of the Public Schools Battalions of the Royal Fusiliers. He was later gazetted to the York and Lancaster Regiment on 6th January 1915. He initially served in Egypt and later in France. Captain Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard was serving with the 13th Battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment when was killed in action in France on 26th June 1917.