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Dated added: 12/10/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 23/03/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 34
Summary      
Hugh McAnally was the son of John and Margaret McAnally. Hugh was born in Ballymena about 1882. The family lived in Galgorm Street, Ballymena. Hugh was a general labourer. Hugh married Sara McKeown on 17th November 1902 in the district of Ballymena. They had a t least three children. Private McAnally was about six months in France where he was promoted to Lance-Corporal. Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was wounded in stomach. His health deteriorated and he was eventually transferred to hospital in Scotland. He died of septicaemia on Thursday 23rd March 1916 in Glasgow.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Portglenone St Marys R.C. Church
  Portglenone, Co Londonderry, 6
Grave Ref: Grave 156 (right of gate)
CWGC Casualty 660646
Summary      
There is one Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here.
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1 1901 census lists McAnally family 1901 census lists Hugh as age 22, living with the family at house 39 in Galgorm Street, Ballymena, Antrim
2 1911 census lists 'McNally' family 1911 census lists Hugh as age 30, living with his family at house 39 in Galgorm Street, Ballymena, Antrim
3 Ballymena 1914-1918 Brief Details of Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally
4 Ballymena Weekly War 1916 Details of Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally including photo
5 Facebook - War Graves Ulster Project Photo of Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally's grave
6 Forum discussion (GWF) Discussion on Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally
7 National Archives UK Medal card of Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally can be purchased here
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lance Corporal Hugh McAnally's grave can be purchased here
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