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Regimental number2068
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
AddressLake Road, Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Hughes, Lake Road, Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 September 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date23 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, date not recorded (gun shot wound, left hand); admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 13 August 1915; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 14 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 4 September 1915; discharged, Sydney, 23 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death19 February 1945
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUGHES Arthur

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