Hugh passed away 17/07/2001. O/N R8200. Reported for duty on 10th April 1945 with the rank of probationary Writer. He served during World War II in HMA Ships Madang, Tarangau and at Lonsdale. He was demobilised on 3rd February 1947 and received a war gratuity of 54 pounds and 15 shillings.