Corporal Hugh Henry Millar (7014297) served in 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles during the Second World War. He was the son of John Millar and Isabella Millar of 6 Abetta Parade, Belfast.
His brothers Robert Millar and Thomas Millar also served in the Royal Ulster Rifles. Robert was wounded during the Second World War. Hugh’s father John Millar served with the Royal Irish Rifles in The Great War.
Hugh died on Wednesday 7th June 1944 aged 23 years old. Cause of death was a fatal gunshot to the head at Wood Gazelle as 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles advanced on Cambes Wood, Normandy, France.
Hugh Henry Millar’s grave is in Section IX, Row D, Grave 8 of La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, Normandy, France. His headstone bears the inscription:
He died that many might live.