We remember Hugh John Duff

We remember Hugh John Duff

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Source:8778289 1883
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8992325 24th May 1918
1918
service British Army Major 6th Brigade 1st Batallion King's Liverpool Regiment Source:8953788 6th September 1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8778289
service British Army Major Lovat's Scouts Source:1706467
service British Army Major Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line 2nd Lovat's Scouts Source:8778290
1918
death Killed in Action Killed about 2 AM by a shell from a German High Velocity gun which struck a hut in which he was sleeping, in his batallion's HQ in an old German hospital near Beaumetz, France. Beaumetz France Source:8778290 Source:8953788 6th September 1918
burial Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:8778289

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Hugh John
Initials HJ
Last Name Duff,
Source 8778289
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Lovat's Scouts Major
British Army Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line 2nd Lovat's Scouts Major
British Army 6th Brigade 1st Batallion King's Liverpool Regiment Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO MC British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eliza Katherine mother
Hugh Alexander Duff father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription jason92517
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription jason92517

External Evidence

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Unit war diary of 1st Battalion The King's Liverpool Regiment Brenda20176

Multimedia

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Obituary for Major Hugh J Duff jason92517
War diary entry about his death Edwin110085

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