(Service number 12222)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||1 March 1889||Place of Birth||Temuka, South Canterbury|
|Date||13 January 1916||Age||27|
|Address at Enlistment||Paenga, Murchison.|
|Previous Military Experience||Temuka Rifles 4 years|
|Next of Kin||H. Monahan (father), Andrewville, Temuka, New Zealand|
|Medical Information||Split nail on left thumb. Height 5 feet 9 inches, Complexion fair, Eyes Blue, Hair Flaxen.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||NZ Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||3rd Reinforcements to 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||5 June 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With||NZ Machine Gun Corps, No 2 Company|
|Last Unit Served With||NZ Machine Gun Corps, No 2 Company|
|Service Medals||British War Medal, Victory Medal|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
15/11/1916 - Wounded in the field France. (to hospital)
|Date||16 November 1916||Age|
|Place of Death||1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, in the field, France|
|Cause||Died of wounds|
|Notices||Timaru Herald 27 November 1916|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Bailleul Communal Cemetery Estension, Nord. France|
|Memorial Reference||III. A. 223|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour; Temuka War Memorial|
NZ BMD & Temuka School Records show Hugh's birth year as 1888.
On 24 March 1916 Hugh sailed from Wellington to Lyttelton on Mararoa for his final leave before departing NZ in May 1916
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (August 2013); CWGC.
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