2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) (British Army)
07/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Hugh Price Travers was the son of Henry Fane Travers and Cecilia Price. Hugh was born in the Channel Islands about 1871. Hugh Travers resided at Grange Park, Moy for a time with his father, Colonel Henry Travers. Hugh Price Travers was a noted Rugby football player and gave his services on behalf of Dungannon Rugby Football Club for several years. Major Hugh Price Travers was killed in action in Gallipoli on the 7th August 1915. He was 43 years old. Extracts and images are from the book ‘Gallipoli’ by Tim Travers. Tim is professor of history at the University of Calgary in Canada. His great-uncle was Major Hugh Price Travers.
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Located South West of Azmak and North of the Salt Lake, the cemetery will be found on the left, 21.5 kms from the junction.