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17970   Private Hugh Brolly
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 26/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
Summary      
Hugh Brolly was the son of Hugh and Ellen Brolly. Hugh was born near Draperstown about 1877. The 1901 census does not list Hugh as living with family at house 6 in Cloughfin, Bancran, County Londonderry. His father was a farmer. Private Hugh Brolly was serving with the 12th Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he died on Sunday 26th September 1915. He was 38 years old and married to Ellen Brolly. Private Brolly has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial. The memorial stands in Dud Corner Cemetery in Pas-de-Calais, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Panel 108-112
CWGC Casualty 728494
Summary      
Loos-en-Gohelle is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens, and Dud Corner Cemetery is located about 1 kilometre west of the village, to the north-east of the N943, the main Lens to Bethune road.
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1 1901 Census lists Brolly family 1901 census does not list Hugh as living with family at house 6 in Clonghfin, Bancran, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Brolly family 1911 census does not list Hugh as living with family at house 14 in Cloughfin, Bancran Glebe, Londonderry
3 Brolly Family Plot St. Columba's Roman Catholic Church, Straw, Draperstown
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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