Hugh Anderson was the youngest son of William and Jane Anderson. Hugh was born in Tobermore, County Londonderry on 13th September 1882. Sometime between 1885 and 1901 the family moved to Belfast. The 1901 census lists Hugh as age 18 living with the family at Duncairn Ward, Belfast. Hugh was working as a labourer in a foundry. Lance Corporal Hugh Anderson was awarded the Military Medal. Lance Corporal Hugh Anderson was serving with 15th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he died of wounds received following Battle of the Somme. He died on 4th July 1916, aged 33.
Puchevillers is a village on the D11 about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The British Cemetery is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.