Hugh Humphrey Love

First Name: 
Hugh
Middle Name: 
Humphrey
Last Name: 
Love
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, October 8, 1893
Mother's Name: 
Margaret (nee Humphries)
Father's Name: 
Thomas Love
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, January 15, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Trooper
Rank at Discharge: 
Trooper
Unit: 
6th Light Horse
Service: 
Cavalry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, November 28, 1949
Place of Death: 
Kiama
Details: 

Hugh Love was a single 22 year old dairy farmer from Kiama, NSW when he enlisted. He embarked on HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19th September 1916 with 21st Reinforcements, 6th Light Horse.

He arrived in Egypt on 24th October 1916 and was taken on strength of 6th Light Horse on 20th May 1917 and saw service in the Middle East. Hugh was admitted to hospital on 30th March 1918 suffering from epileptic fits and was returned to Australia and discharged medically unfit on 22nd May 1919, Malaria given as the cause.

In 1925 Hugh married Violet Walsh and was living in Kiama when he died in 1949.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, LOVE HUGH HUMPHREY

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