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Alfred Ernest HUGHES

Regimental number836
Place of birthMarryatville, South Australia
SchoolUraidla School, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationDriver
AddressGilbert Street, Gilberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, Alfred G Hughes, Gilbert Street, Gilberton, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: alfred and Rose HUGHES

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