The information displayed here is at the time of death.
Hume was the son of Margaret Cameron and Duncan Cameron, who lived at Old Mill House, Walker Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne. He had a brother, David, and a sister, Jane.
He was educated at Hebburn Quay School from 1909, and went on to attend Armstrong College, gaining a BSc and going on to become a Teaching Professor. He was a member of staff at Hebburn Quay School when war broke out.
Hume was commissioned into the Norfolk Regiment, 3rd Battalion, as a Second Lieutenant on 15th August 1914. Hume was killed in action in Guillemont, France on 4th September 1916 aged 26.
Dalhousie Mains Dairy, Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland (place of residence 1891 Census)
7 John Street, Hebburn (place of residence 1901 Census)
Old Mill House, Walker Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne (place of residence 1911 Census)
Hume is buried at the Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The War Graves Photographic Project.
Newcastle University Archives (The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919, Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929)
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
North East War Memorial Project.
The London Gazette, 21st August 1914.
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