Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
19713   Private Hugh O'Hare
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 19/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 30
Hugh O’Hare was born in County Antrim about 1886. Hugh O’Hare enlisted in Glasgow. He was living in Portglenone at the time. Hugh O'Hare, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was listed as being from Carmegrim. Carmegrim lies south east of Portglenone in County Antrim. Private Hugh O’Hare was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the 1st day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 16C
CWGC Casualty 807118
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
References and Links
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1 Ballymena 1914-1918 Hugh O'Hare, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Carmegrim
2 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Hugh O'Hare can be purchased here
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