Thank you to Jane Anthony for the following research.
Hugo Legge was one of the eleven children of Colonel Edward and Mrs Cordelia Legge. At the time of his birth they were living at Holmwood Lodge. Colonel Legge who was 20 years older than his wife died in 1900.
The 1901 census saw Hugo boarding at a school in Tower Hill, Dorking. From there he went on to Haileybury and then to Sandhurst. He was commissioned into the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (The London Regiment) By 1911 he was a 2nd Lieutenant and was staying with his mother who had moved to Windsor.
At the outbreak of the war his battalion was stationed in Lucknow, India. They returned to England and were deployed to the Western Front in January 1915. Hugo Legge was shot in the head on 3rd May 1915 in Zonnebeke. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Ypres. His sister Lois Margaret Denny was the executor of his will.
In 2013 his medals were sold at auction for £360. More Information on the sale can be found here.
Lived North Holmwood
Son of Lt. Col. Edward and Cordelia Legge of Holmwood Lodge
Regiment 3rd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment)
Date of Death 5th May 1915
Place of Death Zonnebeke, Belgium
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Memorial Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial