Hugh Wylie was apparently born in Magherafelt. Hugh was the half-brother of James Wylie. Private Hugh Wylie was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he died on 12th July 1915 at Gallipoli. Private Hugh D Wylie has no known grave and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial at Gallipoli, Turkey.
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.