CEF Soldier Detail

Private Hugh Walter McWhirter
Died: September 22, 1915

Regimental Number:
902
Survived War:
No
Force:
British Army
Regiment:
Newfoundland Infantry
Battalion:
1st Battalion, Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Company:
Place of Birth:
New Richmond, Quebec
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Hugh Henry and Lottie McWhirter; parents; Humbermouth, Bay of Islands, Newfoundland
Address at Enlistment:
Humbermouth, Bay of Islands, Newfoundland
Date of Birth:
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 22, 1915
Age at Death:
21
Buried at:
Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey
Plot:
I. A. 4.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Newfoundland Infantry 1st Battalion, Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Son of Hugh Henry and Lottie McWhirter, of Humbermouth, Bay of Islands, Newfoundland. Native of New Richmond, Bonaventure, P.Q., Canada. Pte McWhirter was the first member of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment to be killed in the First World War.