Name William Hyghgate
Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment
Place of Birth Brighton Sussex 19/10/1880
Next of Kin His mother, Harriett Hyghgate of Brighton Sussex
Date and place of enlistment
He had served in the Boer War and enlisted to join his former regiment. The men who wanted to return to their former British regiments sailed on the first Anzac Convoy.
Physical details on enlistment
Occupation Farm labourer
Date and place of death
He died on 24/9/1918
Location of grave or memorial
Bellicourt British Cemetery
Relationship to Woorayl Shire
Lived in the Mt Eccles area before enlisting
- He was in the British forces was in Boer War. He left Mt Eccles to enlist and travel to England to join his old regiment.
- He was in the Royal Sussex Regiment
- He travelled to England on one ship of the Anzac Convoy. This ship carried those going to rejoin the regiments they had been in before.