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HYGHGATE, William

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L/7942

Royal Sussex Regiment

Brighton, Sussex 19/10/1880

His mother, Harriett Hyghgate of Brighton Sussex







Farm labourer

He died on 24/9/1918

Bellicourt British Cemetery

Lived in the Mt Eccles area before enlisting


He had served in the Boer War & enlisted to join his former regiment, they sailed on the first Anzac Convoy.
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.

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