Hugh O'Hagan Scotland Cyprus

Biography of Hugh O'Hagan

Flight Sergeant Navigator Hugh O'Hagan was born in Glasgow and attended St Mungo's Academy. He studied at the University, graduating MA in 1942 and joined the RAF shortly afterwards.

O'Hagan was attached to the HQ, Middle East Force in Nicosia in Cyprus. He was the navigator aboard a Beaufighter which crashed when attempting to land after a firing exercise on 15 March 1945, and both O'Hagan and the pilot were killed.


Hugh O'Hagan
Born 18 February 1922, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 15 March 1945.
GU Degree: MA, 1942;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: James O'Hagan; Driller
War Service: Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force
Grave / Memorial: Nicosia War Cemetery, Cyprus
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 4th Feb 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

Cyprus Cyprus, Nicosia

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour