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5117   Private Hugh Hagan
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (British Army)
Died: 17/10/1915 (Died)
Age: 36
Summary      
Hugh Hagan was the son of Henry and Margaret Hagan. Hugh was born about 1878 in Maghera. Hugh was married to Mary H Hagan. Private Hugh Hagan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Cameron Highlanders when he ‘died’ on Sun 17th October 1915. He was 37 years old. Private Hugh Hagan is buried in St Sever Cemetery in Rouen, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave A-13-5
CWGC Casualty 514917
Summary      
St Sever Cemetery and St. Sever Cemetery Extension are located within a large communal cemetery situated on the eastern edge of the southern Rouen suburbs of Le Grand Quevilly and Le Petit Quevilly. If approaching Rouen from the north, head for the centre of town and cross over the river Seine, following signs for Caen. Follow this route until you get to the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), then take the first exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If approaching Rouen from the south, follow the N138 (Avenue des Canadiens) towards the centre of town. At the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), take the fourth exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If arriving on foot, take the metro to St Sever Metro Station, then follow the Avenue de Caen until you get to the Avenue de la Liberation, then take this road and follow this, which will become the Boulevard du 11 Novembre. At the end of this road is the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout. Take the first exit from this into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left.
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Hugh Hagan's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2018