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Connell, H., Pte., 1916
In Mericourt-l’Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 15030 Private Hugh Connell, serving with the 14th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 16/07/1916.

Morpeth Herald 25/08/1916 carries a brief obituary: Pte. Hugh Connell, N.F., of Blyth, killed in action.

He is not remembered on any memorial at Blyth

The CWGC entry for Private Connell

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