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   Captain Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/06/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 13th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/05/1894
Died: 26/06/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Summary      
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Albuera Cemetery
  Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: South C-11
CWGC Casualty 533057
Summary      
The village of Bailleul-sire-Bethoult is 8 kilometres north-east of Arras and the Cemetery is west of the village
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
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1 BillionGraves.com Photo of Captain Lewis D R Huggard's gravestone
2 Brother - Lieutenant Hewitt Huggard Older brother of Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard who also died in the war
3 FindAGrave.com Photo of Captain Lewis D R Huggard
4 irishgenealogy.ie Marriage record of parents
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 RootsChat Forum (1) Discussion on the Huggard family
7 RootsChat Forum (2) Discussion on the Huggard family
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard's headstone can be purchased here.
9 Worcestershire War Dead Details of Captain Lewis D R Huggard
10 Yorkshire Indexers Photo of Lewis Dudley Richard Huggard
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021