bif Posted 30 June , 2019 Share Posted 30 June , 2019 Pte Hugh Blyth, # 8453, 2/Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in Action, 1 July 1916, first day of the Somme. Born in 1885 at either Bothwell or Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, he was the middle of three children to Hugh and Hannah Blyth. Enlistment was at Hamilton serving with 2/Seaforth until his death at age 31. Mrs Blyth, his widowed Mother, applied for and received his medals and a gratuity of 10 pds 10 schlng in 1919. His grave is in Suzanne Military Cemetery No 3, Section 2, Grave 8, resting between another Seaforth and a Canadian, both unknown. LEST WE FORGET. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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