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James Herbert Hague

Early Life

James was married and the couple lived at 37 Gresham Street, Liverpool.

Service Life

James Herbert Hague originally served as a Private in the King’s Liverpool Regiment (2275). On 7 October 1916 he was commissioned as a second lieutenant into the 7th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment. For his service in the army, which included going overseas to France in February 1915, James was awarded the Allied Victory Medal, British War Medal and 1914-1915 Star. James’ medals can be seen in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment.

We Shall Remember Him

James was killed in action on 23 April 1917. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France (Grave/Memorial Reference – Bay 7.). His Next of Kin Memorial Plaque is on display in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment in the Ladysmith Gallery memorial cabinet drawer 2.

Medals of James Herbert Hague Left to Right – 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Allied Victory Medal. Memorial plaque of James Herbert hague