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Full Name
Hugh Michael Twomey
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hugh Michael
Surname
Twomey
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
15808
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Cheesemaker
Next of Kin
Mrs J. Twomey (mother), Rex Court, Lower Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
15th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
26 July 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
37
Page on Nominal Roll
23
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Le Cateau, France
Date of Death
1 October 1918
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference
IV. B. 34.
Biographical Notes
Hugh Twomey was the son of Kate Twomey, of 180 Manukau Rd., Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand, and the late John Twomey.
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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