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Hugh Loughrey

Rank: Rifleman
Townland: Aughaboy
Civil Parish: Killoe
Catholic Parish: Killoe
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Irish Rifles, 7th Battalion / [4th Battalion]/ {Scottish Rifles}
Regiment Number: 10599 / {15398}
Date of Death: 16-08-1917
Cause: Killed in action, Frezenberg, Battle of Langemarck (Third Battle of Ypres)
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Hugh Loughrey (Laughrey) was born 19 November 1882 in Aghaboy, but later lived in Scotland. 

Pte Loughrey enlisted in Hamilton Lanarkshire, Scotland, but was killed in action during a major offensive 16 August, 1917 in the attack on Frezenberg, during the Battle of Langemarck, an action of the 3rd Battle of Ypres. 

Parents Names: Son of Michael Loughrey and Bridget (née Flynn) of Aughaboy, Killoe.

Link to CWGC entrylink to Civil Record of birth; link to soldier's will; article on the 7th Royal Irish Rifles at Frezenberg

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