8th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
29/04/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Hugh McAlindon was the son of Alexander and Catherine McAlindon. He was born on 1st October 1888 in Coalisland. The family moved to Port Glasgow in Scotland. Alex McAlindon was a fitter’s helper. Hugh McAlindon and Ruth McAlindon were married. Prior to the war Hugh was employed as a helper in Messrs Russell & Co dockyard. Private Hugh McAlindon was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was wounded in a gas attack in France. He died of his wounds on 29th April 1916.
Vermelles is a village 10 kilometres north-west of Lens. From Lens take the N43, towards Bethune, to its junction with the D75 in Mazingarbe. Turn right at this junction and continue for approximately 900 metres when Vermelles British Cemetery will be found on the left hand side of the road.