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He was the son of Benjamin and Laura Hague and the brother of Harold and Lily Hague. In 1911 they lived at 30 Bateman Street Hyson Green Nottingham. He was the husband of Jennie (née Francis) Hague whom he married on 27th May 1915, they lived at 117 Brushfield Street, Birkin Ave, Nottingham. His widow received a letter dated 28th February 1918 from the ministry of pensions informing her that she would be paid a pension of 13shiilings and 9 pence for herself with effect from 18th February 1918.
He was a grinder in 1911. Prior to enlistment he was working for Swift and Wass of Church Street, Basford as a presser out.
13 Aug 1917
430359 - CWGC Website
Stapleford Nottinghamshire
Lance Corporal
9th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers
Lance Corporal Isaac (Ike) Hague, enlisted on 19th August 1911 in Derby aged 18 yrs and 11 months , he was a carriage hand in a lace machine factory, he initially served with the service number 11840 in the territorial battalion of the Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). At the outbreak of war he was embodied for service and landed in France on 11th December 1914. He was later injured, a crushed foot and returned to England for treatment . When he was fit again he once again embarked for France on 10th July 1916 and transferred on 30th August 1916 to the 9th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers. On 3rd October 1916 he was promoted to Lance Corporal in the field. He died of wounds (gun shot wound to his chest ) on 13th August 1917 at No 44 Casualty Clearing Station . He is buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery.
In memoriam published 13th August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “HAGUE. – In proud and cherished memory of my dear husband, Lance-Cpl. Ike Hague, Irish Fusiliers, died of wounds August 13th, 1917. Duty nobly done. God will link the broken chain closer when we meet again. – Sorrowing wife Jennie and little Gladys. “HAGUE. – In loving memory of our dear son-in-law, Lance-Cpl. Ike Hague, died of wounds August 13th, 1917. Ever in our thoughts. – Father and mother-in-law and family, old pal Alf in Mesopotamia, George in France.” Above in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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