12443 Rifleman Hugh Tate

8th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

           7th June 1917

Born in Donaghadee Co. Down in 1887.

In 1909 he married Sarah Jane Atkinson.

In the 1911 Irish census,they are recorded as

living at 25 Chamberlain Street Belfast.

Hugh was employed as a shipyard labourer and Sarah was employed as a twister in a rope works.

He enlisted in Belfast and his dis-embakation into France was on 04-10-1915.

He was killed in action on 07-06-1917.

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