Private 2671, 9th Battalion Royal Scots

Died of wounds 8th April 1915. near Ypres, age 22

Buried in Ramparts Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium, grave ref. H.10.

Former evening student of various subjects at The Tech.


Hugh Aikin was born in 1893 to Robert and Mary Aikin (resident in Mosside, Manchester during the war). He was employed as an order clerk at Calico Printers Association, Portland Street, Manchester. As an evening student at The Tech he studied Dryed Goods (1909-10), Technology (1910-11) and Science (1911-12). Wounded on 7th April Hugh died the following day.