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Archibald Herbert HUGHES

Regimental number3657
Place of birthSouth Australia
SchoolGowrie Little Plain State School
AddressYalangur, Goombungee, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Hughes, Yalangur, Goombungee, Queensland
Enlistment date15 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 1 August 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3657B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death20
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 14), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Katherine HUGHES, Yalangur, Darling Downs, Queensland. Native of Mundalla, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Brigadeer General Hughes and Dr. Wilfred Kent Hughes.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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