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Major Hugh Duff (Edderton)

- Service No. N/A

Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery

Major Hugh John Duff was born at Edderton. He was the only son of Mr and Mrs Hugh Duff of Edderton. Hugh was educated at Tain Academy, Inverness College and Edinburgh. Prior to the war Hugh was a sheep farmer in New Zealand.

Hugh returned to Britain in 1914 and received a commission in the Lovat Scouts. He was awarded the M.C. for work done at Bourlon Wood and the D.S.O. for work done during the retreat in March 1918. He was mentioned twice in dispatches.

Major Duff was killed when attached to the Kings Liverpool Regiment on 6th September, 1918. He was 35 years old.

Remembered with Honour Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension.